Praying behind the one who smokes
What is the ruling of the prayer behind the one who smokes?
If you can find other than him as an Imaam then do not pray behind him, and if you cannot but find an Imaam who smokes then it is an obligation that you pray behind him – and do not pray by yourself – and Allaah knows best.
Shaykh `Abdur-Rahmaan as-Sa`dee رحمه الله
Al-Majmoo'ah al-kaamilah li-muallafaat Ash-Shaikh 'Abdir-Rahmaan As-Sa'dee vol 7 page 120
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Translated by Aboo Haatim Muhammad Farooq