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Is Weed Kosher? Leading Rabbi Says Marijuana Is Okay for Passover

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Another major announcement from Israel will make for a happy Passover.

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Though certainly not an item seen on the traditional Seder table, marijuana has been making the news this week after Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, a leading Haredi rabbi based in Israel, declared that pot is kosher for Passover.

Though typically grouped with legumes, which are not permitted during the holiday, the rabbi declared that if used for medicinal purposes, weed can be smoked or eaten.

Watch him bless the leaves…

The blessing of the weed

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Here’s the moment that a representative from Siach, an Israel pro-marijuana group, approached Rabbi Kanievsky with a bundle of marijuana leaves.

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