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Published:April 24th, 2016 10:27 EST

Rabbi Declares Medical Marijuana Kosher for Passover

By Robert Paul Reyes

"An ultra-Orthodox rabbi announced an addition to the list of substances approved as kosher for Passover: medical marijuana.

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, a Belarusian rabbi living in Bnei Brak, Israel, responded to a question from pro-marijuana group Siach with a confirmation that medical marijuana is kosher to be smoked or eaten during the eight-day Passover festival, which has its own set of dietary rules."


Recreational marijuana is kosher for any high holy holiday: Passover, Christmas, Easter or April 20, stoners don`t need the blessing of a rabbi before partaking of the holy weed.

But it`s gratifying to witness a religious leader extol the spiritual and physical benefits of smoking weed.

I could never imagine an anal-retentive televangelist like Pat Robertson saying a blessing over a bong.

This video depicts Kanievsky and Rabbi Yitzchak Zilberstein declaring some marijuana leaves to have a healing smell and saying a blessing over the plant.

Wouldn`t it be great if a cop who detected the aroma of marijuana in your house declared "this abode has a healing smell" and said a blessing over your house instead of arresting you?

Shalom and pass me the bong!

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