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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Clarifies Word Of Wisdom

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Thursday issued a statement clarifying its law of health.

Called the Word of Wisdom, it includes instruction about substances members should avoid.

“Church leaders have clarified that several substances are prohibited by the Word of Wisdom, including vaping or e-cigarettes, green tea and coffee-based products,” according to the statement. “They also have cautioned that substances such as marijuana and opioids should be used only for medicinal purposes as prescribed by a competent physician.”

Read more at the Church’s publication, New Era.

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