Mazel Tov, Jewish stoners!
Marijuana use doesn't sit well with every religion — but according to a leading rabbi, smoking 420 is totally kosher for Passover!
Some Jews consider cannabis to be a member of the kitniyot — a group of grains and legumes that are banned during the sacred festival.
But Belarusian rabbi Chaim Kanievsky told The Times of Israel that Jews from all backgrounds are free to toke up during Passover — as long as they're using it for medical purposes!
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The 88-year-old, who lives in Israeli city Bnei Brak, was featured in a YouTube video with another renowned rabbi being presented with the drug.
Pro-legalization group Cannabis Israel uploaded the video, which showed the rabbi getting a whiff of the "healing" smell of the cannabis before helping bless the leaves.
Though recreational use of the popular plant is illegal under Israeli law, weed is
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