Consecration during Prohibition

Consecration during Prohibition
Question from Cliff on 5/26/2008:

How did the Consecration of the Precious Blood work in the US during Prohibition when alcohol was banned and wine is alcoholic?
Answer by Matthew Bunson on 6/11/2008:

The Volstead Act of 1919 (the means of enforcing the Eighteenth Amendment passed in 1919 and establishing the Prohibition) included a provision by which liquor intended for use for medical and sacramental reasons was exempt. Thus, the Catholic Church received a dispensation from the law when it came to the use of wine.

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