This article elucidates the Islamic and Catholic viewpoints on smoking, vaping, and hookah, exploring whether it’s considered a sin or forbidden in these religious contexts.
Is it halal to smoke cigarettes?
The general consensus concerning the Islamic ruling was that smoking is either completely prohibited or abhorrent to such a degree as to be prohibited.
Are Muslims allowed to vape?
The majority of Islamic scholars also say that smoking is generally seen as something which is haram (forbidden) in Islam because of its harmful effect on the body. This also applies to vaping with e-cigarettes because of the inhalation of harmful chemicals.
Is it a sin to smoke cigarettes?
The Roman Catholic Church does not condemn smoking per se, but considers excessive smoking to be sinful, as described in the Catechism (CCC 2290): The virtue of temperance disposes us to avoid every kind of excess: the abuse of food, alcohol, tobacco, or medicine.
Can Muslims smoke hookah?
Any kind of intoxication is haram in Islam and there’s no doubt in the fact that hookah contains tobacco and other chemicals which are toxic even if they have a mild effect. Just because of the slow toxic effects of smoking a cigarette or hookah they can be considered “makrooh” in islam , not completely haram.
Is it haram to smoke in a mosque?
Ulemas in Indonesia have various views on smoking fatwas as Nahdatul Ulama (NU) has a fatwa discouraging (makruh) smoking behaviour, but if you smoke in public (such as mosques and restaurants), a fatwa prohibits (haram) it.
How is shisha haram?
Summary of answer Shisha, argileh and smoking are all evil actions and are haram because of the harm they cause to one’s body and wealth. For more, see the detailed answer.