Israeli Rabbi: Medical Marijuana Is Definitely Kosher

ISRAEL: While pork may not be condoned by Orthodox rabbis, at least one has given the green light to cannabis. Israeli Rabbi Efraim Zalmanovich has confirmed that, in his holy scripture, consumption of cannabis medically is by all means “Kosher.”

In fact, this rabbi (an Orthodox and the most conservative type of Jewish Rabbis) went so far as to call medical marijuana a “Mitzvah,” proving that even this world’s most devout religious leaders realize the plant’s powers transcend religion. Zalmanovich told The Times Of Israel that while pot shouldn’t be abused recreationally, he states that the 11,000 Israelites smoking medical marijuana are well within the boundaries of religion. [Read more…]

Israeli Rabbi: Medical Marijuana Is Definitely Kosher

ISRAEL: While pork may not be condoned by Orthodox rabbis, at least one has given the green light to cannabis. Israeli Rabbi Efraim Zalmanovich has confirmed that, in his holy scripture, consumption of cannabis medically is by all means “Kosher.”

In fact, this rabbi (an Orthodox and the most conservative type of Jewish Rabbis) went so far as to call medical marijuana a “Mitzvah,” proving that even this world’s most devout religious leaders realize the plant’s powers transcend religion. Zalmanovich told The Times Of Israel that while pot shouldn’t be abused recreationally, he states that the 11,000 Israelites smoking medical marijuana are well within the boundaries of religion. [Read more…]