Q: What is the ruling
on taking Al-Shammah (snuff)
in general and what is the ruling on the person who takes it during the daytime of Ramadan in particular? Does taking it during the daytime of Ramadan break one's Sawm (fast)? (Part No. 22; Page No. 142) It should be noted that some of the inhabitants of
take Al-Shammah during the daytime of Ramadan and claim that it does not break Sawm.
Al-Shammah is a bad substance; because it is composed of unlawful substances. Taking it while fasting is a sin that leads to nullifying one's Sawm like other nullifiers of Sawm.May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.