Colorado Beer, Wine, Liquor Bill Advances

A Colorado bill that would permit supermarkets to sell full-strength beer, wine and hard liquor if they purchase two liquor stores within 1,000 feet was backed by the House Business Affairs and Labor Committee on a 6-5 vote April 7, according to reports.

DENVER — A Colorado bill that would permit supermarkets to sell full-strength beer, wine and hard liquor if they purchase two liquor stores within 1,000 feet was backed by the House Business Affairs and Labor Committee on a 6-5 vote April 7, according to reports. The bill is headed to the House Finance Committee.

Stores with at least 51% of revenue from food sales would be eligible. They’d have to establish a separate entrance and only allow clerks 21 or older to sell alcohol.<

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