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Intimacy, עוֹנָה and Narcotics

"One is not allowed to be drunk during intimacy with one's spouse. See... Issurei Biya 21:12." The Rambam does not use the word אסור (forbidden) as he does by the case of thinking of ...
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Are there sources that discuss the proper role of mood-‎altering substances?‎

As per your comment above about - "whether there is validity to using substances that increase the accuracy of a person's sense of reality & functioning,‎ eg anxiety medication for someone ...
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What are usual Jewish practices and doctrine for addictive substances such as alcohol and tobacco?

I won't mention the tobacco element as it is dealt with quite comprehensively in the link provided by @Kazibacsi, however, I will note some sources about alcohol. Whilst wine plays an important part ...
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Intimacy, עוֹנָה and Narcotics

Let us divide the question into two parts, what is the point at which one has drunk too much alcohol where it is recommended to avoid intimacy? Is there a difference between Alcohol and other ...
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Intimacy, עוֹנָה and Narcotics

I read this question basically as what is the halachic definition of intoxication The degree of impairment required to be considered "intoxicated" is a matter of debate among halachic ...
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