In March 1921, U.S. Attorney General Alexander Mitchell Palmer made know his opinion that what unlikely substance was, in fact, a medicine?

Answer: Beer. After prohibition became law in the United States in 1920, many were seeking to undermine prohibition by making beer legal for medical purposes. Unfortunately for American drinkers, this attempt failed, and prohibition lasted until 1933.

Source: A Century of Sundays by Nadine Dreyer

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