Rabbi okays bitter herb for Passover

A rabbi in Bnei Brak rules that cannabis is kosher for Passover, for both Ashkenazi and Sephardi Jews. Rabbi Yitzhak Zilberstein says that medicinal marijuana grown in supervised and licensed farms is permissible — but black market skunk isn’t.

Zilberstein brought some of that sticky icky bitter herb to the head of the Lithuanian community, Rabbi Haim Kanievsky, and let him smell the bud, whose aroma, he said, had “medicinal properties.”

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