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You need a knowledge of Religious attitudes towards drugs for your exam. Use the following presentation to assist.


Explain in your own words the position of the Hindu faith on the consumption of drugs. Why do some Hindu’s use marijuana? What are they trying to achieve?

Islam What drugs are prohibited in many Muslim countries? How are offenders dealt with? What kind of leaves are chewed in some Arabic countries? Write down a Muslim teaching you could use which is anti-drugs.

Christianity Why do Christians frown upon the use of drugs? You must refer to two reasons.

Judaism Who owns the body according to Jewish custom?