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Addiction & Islamic work

Is it permissible for a believer who is addicted to smoking marijuana or tobacco to participate in making dawah or jihad?

A. A believer must do dawah but at same time must ask Allah's repentance and must purify himself or herself from forbidden actions. That is, if someone knows he is doing something wrong, how can he continue? Smoking marijuana affects the mind and thus is no different than khamr, liquor, which is prohibited in Islam. It is classified as an intoxicant. Therefore he or she must repent and try to reform this behavior in himself or herself. Once this is accomplished his or her dawah will be much more effective, as at that time he will be a true example to others. Otherwise whom he addresses with dawah will look at him and ask, “how can we follow such a person’s religion – it allows him to be “stoned” under the influence of that drug?