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Cannabis, heroin and ecstasy are prescription drugs.
Alcohol and tobacco are often called 'recreational' drugs.
More women than men are likely to take illegal drugs.
Drinking alcohol cannot cause heart disease.
Some people do not drink tea or coffee for religious reasons.
Islam teaches that alcohol is permitted in small quantities.
Smoking tobacco is not permitted in Islam.
Khamr means unlawful.
Islam teaches that all non-prescription drugs are the work of Satan.
Muslims are allowed to smoke cannabis.
'Recreational' drugs are not harmful.