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Should I stop visiting my relative's house because they drink alcohol there when I'm not present?

I read in Quran that we shouldn't go to a house where the people living there drink alcohol. However, I have close relatives who do so. They do drinks occasionally, or in any get together and also ...
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Alcohol in medicine [duplicate]

As salam alaikum, I have a medicine that contains grain alcohol (ethanol) 60% by volume. I have to take 1 ml twice daily mixed in glass of juice or water. Is it permissible in Islam?
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Is all alcohol haram or just ethanol which is used in alcoholic beverages?

Is all alcohol haram or just ethanol which is used in alcoholic beverages? Let's say a medicine contains alcohol but it's not ethanol.
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Is using alcoholic perfume haram? [duplicate]

We know that alcohol is polluted in Islam and also we know that some perfumes has alcohol in their mixture, so I want to know if using such perfumes is Haram or not?
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Is Kombucha tea, which has alcohol added to, halal?

Does the alcohol in Kombucha tea make it haraam? I just want to drink it for its benefits but I don't know if its halal or haraam. It's full of enzymes, probiotics, and antioxidants.
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If I would drink alcohol but don't because of lack of access, is it a sin?

I know drinking alcohol is a sin, but what if I don't have access to alcohol, but if I had access, I would drink it? For example I didn't have the money to buy it, or nobody sells alcohol in the area....
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Selling alcohol for industrial purposes

I am not a Muslim. I have heard that Muslims may not trade in forbidden items such as pork or alcohol. Does this extend to alcohol products that are not for drinking such as industrial solvents? ...
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Does Quran have contradictions in rulings regarding wine?

Can the following be considered as a contradiction regarding the ruling on wine? Ok to drink wine (4:43): يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لَا تَقْرَبُوا الصَّلَاةَ وَأَنتُمْ سُكَارَىٰ حَتَّىٰ ...
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Is it permissible to pursue a career in pastry and baking, if it might involve using alcohol while learning in class?

It's long been my dream to be a pastry chef. I haven't told my parents yet, but I recently told my older brother. He respected my interests, but he doesn't completely welcome the idea. He pointed out ...
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Is using Everclear spirit halal or haram if used for painting cakes?

I'm a baker and make fondant cakes, I sometimes need to paint the fondant in which the gel color needs to be mixed with a Everclear spirit which evaporates in the process of painting the cake for a ...
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Is eating at a restaurant that sells alcohol impermissible?

If you, nor anyone you are with drinks alcohol but you are still paying a seller of alcohol (by buying food, non-alcoholic drinks etc) is that permissible?
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What to do with money earned as a musician performing gigs at venues which serve alcohol?

I'm a socially conscious musician. I rhyme about things that occur in society in order to bring awareness. I don't swear in my music nor do I encourage anything that is un-islamic, in my lyrics. A lot ...
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Why are weed and cigarette allowed while wine and beer are not allowed in Islam?

I wanted to know what is a reason that wine and beer is not allowed in Islam and weed, cigarette etc ... is allowed. I heard that wine and beer contains alcohol. Does cigarette also contain alcohol?
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Is earning as a cabin crew halal if serving alcohol and haram food is avoided?

I'm a male and considering to work as a cabin crew, the problem is, usually the cabin crew has to serve alcohol and non-halal food. So what if I could avoid serving alcohol to the customers -- ask the ...
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Why is alcohol not permitted, if it requires the will of Allah to make you drunk?

I understand that as Muslims, you believe that absolutely nothing happens without the will of Allah. For example, if you take painkiller, it will only work if Allah wills it. What I don't understand ...
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Is alcohol haram or not recommended?

I understand that the common concept is that alcohol is is acceptable in islam, however I am struggling to see how we consider it 'haram' considering the phrases used in the quran. ... Indeed, ...
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Why if one drink wine his prayer is not accepted until 40 days? why not more or less than 40?

There are some famous hadith saying if one drink wine, God does not accept his prayer until 40 days. What is significance of number 40? why not less or more?
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Haraam or Halal? - Coke and Pepsi contain 0.001% Alcohol

According to Daily Mail: "Coca-Cola and Pepsi contain minute traces of alcohol, scientific research published in France has revealed." "They suggest that the alcohol levels are as low as ...
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Alcohol in perfumes?

I've viewed a few websites in search of an answer to whether alcohol is permitted in perfumes, trying to answer my friend's question. However, I can't find a definitive answer to this question; some ...
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Why Islam banned wine in four steps and not in one step?

There are four different verses about banning wine. Islam firstly said do not pray while you are drunk. And step by step made harder rule. Then, finally said wine is Haraam. Why not in just one step?...
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Is it haraam to take medicine that contains alcohol?

Just like the title states, is it haraam to take medicine that contains alcohol?
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Does one need to not consume any alcohol or drugs at least 30 days prior to the 1st day of Ramadan?

I've heard my friends say (with absolutely no source to support it) that in order to fast Ramadan you need to be clean, i.e., not consume any alcohol or drugs at least 30 days prior to 1st day of ...
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Is there any exception that consuming alcohol or alcoholic foods is OK?

Actually I have few questions relating to alcohol consumption. They are so related that I feel they should be at one place. What is the purpose of Allah in making alcohol haram? Is it OK to drink ...