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Standing with a person smoking

Fatwaa ID: 856

Question:
Is there any sin for standing with someone who is smoking and does it matter if its Muslim or not

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

A Muslim must ensure that he is always in a conducive environment. Associating with people committing sin or evil has an affect on a person’s imaan and spirituality. If in public, then it has an affect on a person’s reputation and integrity. Accordingly, you should not stand or be around a person while he is smoking. This is aside from the fact that this is harmful to one’s health.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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