President of Religious Affairs Erbaş published a message on his Twitter account for “9 February World Smoking Cessation Day”.
Noting the death rates related to smoking, Erbaş gave the following statements:
“Let’s stop for a moment before this great danger in Turkey every year, which killed more than 100 thousand people altogether continuing our fight against smoking is also forbidden by our religion. Let the Quit Smoking Day, February 9, be instrumental in humanity to get rid of this grave addiction as soon as possible.”
Let’s stop for a moment before this great danger Every year more than 100 thousand people in Turkey altogether by continuing our fight against smoking is Haram, which caused the death of our religion as well.
– Prof. Dr. Ali erbaş (@DIBAliErbas) February 9, 2021