Malaysian News shisha smoking is haram

Published on July 19th, 2013 | by FM

Waterpipe or Shisha smoking is forbidden for Muslims

It has been confirmed that shisha, waterpipe or even cigarette smoking is Haram in Malaysia. 

According to Fatwa Committe of National Council for Islamic Affairs, the Muslims are also prohibited to distribute or sell anything that’s got to do with shisha/waterpipe. Below right is a statement made by the chairman of the Committe, Tan Sri Dr Abdul Shukor Husin regarding why the habit is forbidden.

After listening to the experts from the Health Ministry and scrutinising medical and scientific evidence from the country and abroad on the ill-effects of shisha, the committee decided to prohibit shisha (for Muslims)

On the other side, he also explained that Shisha smoking could effect the health of an individual and also Malaysian economic growth.

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