Ramadan Debates 2016 – 08 Smoking in Ramadan

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Waleed Basyouni

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Topics: Comparative Religion,Ramadan

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Do cigarettes, e-cigarettes, or nicotine patches break my fast?

June 09, 2016

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Using cigarettes would that break your fast? First of all, using cigarettes as harm? Same thing with hookah or shisha? This is forbidden in Islam because interviews are so limited blah, blah, blah. You should not do or use anything that cause harm to you or to others and no doubt cigarettes do both.

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So that's why, as far as I know, every major scholars and modern days and I felt Council and modern day says that using cigarettes is forbidden and harm maybe long time ago you might find some opinion said it's allowed because they will not familiar with that the the harm that cigarettes cause as for its break your fast or not. Yes, it would break your fast because nicotine will have impact in your blood and it will be absorbed by your blood and it will have similar impact to food and drink. And remember I said fasting is to avoid drinking, eating, but what is similar to them what is basically take the do the same impact in your body. And that's why a nicotine patch is also not allowed. And

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smoking the cigarette inhaling that smoke inside your body will break your fast as well. What about electric cigarettes? electric cigarettes are not allowed as well. And they are there's a lot of reports in here about how harmful they are. And also it will break the person's fast due to the same reasons their regular cigarettes, break your fast law protect all of us