Section: Questions Category: Halacha
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|Halacha - Drinking Under The Age.|
|Submitted by Yossel Answered by Rav Peretz Moncharsh|
There is no prohibition in Halacha for a minor to consume alcohol, other than the imperative to preserve one's health. If it is physically difficult for him, he may certainly use grape juice.
Generally, secular law provides an exemption for religious usage, and one is not violating the law.