Would it be Permitted to Rent my Warehouse to a Tobacco Company?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Seekersguidance.org

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam

Question: Asalam ‘aleikum,
Can we give our warehouse on a rental basis to cigratte(tobacco) company?

Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh,

I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah.

Yes, it would be permitted to rent your warehouse to a tobacco company.

However, it would be superior to avoid given the indirect assistance in sin therein.

Please see: Can I Rent My House to an Idol Worshiper?

And Allah alone gives success.


Tabraze Azam

Checked & Approved by Faraz Rabbani