Relaxed Marijuana Laws Could Create New Complications for the Real Estate Market

12160800144_b570f00ab5_zDespite a federal prohibition, state laws have relaxed nationwide to allow the prescribed use of medical marijuana. It is currently legal to purchase medical marijuana with a prescription in 23 states plus the District of Columbia. Fifteen of those states even allow users with a prescription to grow their own cannabis, which has the National Association of Realtors taking a hard look at what disclosures real estate agents should consider when selling a property where the previous owners grew the plant, either legally or illegally. A new Inman Newsarticle takes a look at some of the real estate challenges that could be growing in a neighborhood near you.

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