Colorado Voters Will Decide If Wine Will be Sold in Grocery Stores


(Colorado) -- You have likely traveled to other states and noticed the sale of wine in grocery stores. Colorado will soon get to decide if that option will be in the Centennial state too.

A petition making the rounds in the state has officially gathered enough signatures to get the question on ballot in November, so you, the voter, will get the choice of whether that's something you'd like to see happen here in Colorado.



According to the Colorado Secretary of State's election section on initiatives. The title board has set the question. Here is what it will look like:


Results for Proposed Initiative #121

Ballot Title Setting Board 2021-2022 The title as designated and fixed by the Board is as follows:

A change to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning the expansion of retail sale of alcohol beverages, and, in connection therewith, establishing a new fermented malt beverage and wine retailer license for off-site consumption to allow grocery stores, convenience stores, and other business establishments licensed to sell fermented malt beverages, such as beer, for off-site consumption to also sell wine; automatically converting such a fermented malt beverage retailer license to the new license; and allowing fermented malt beverage and wine retailer licensees to conduct tastings if approved by the local licensing authority.

The ballot title and submission clause as designated and fixed by the Board is as follows:

Shall there be a change to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning the expansion of retail sale of alcohol beverages, and, in connection therewith, establishing a new fermented malt beverage and wine retailer license for off-site consumption to allow grocery stores, convenience stores, and other business establishments licensed to sell fermented malt beverages, such as beer, for off-site consumption to also sell wine; automatically converting such a fermented malt beverage retailer license to the new license; and allowing fermented malt beverage and wine retailer licensees to conduct tastings if approved by the local licensing authority?


Other questions set to appear on the ballot are:


#31 State Income Tax Rate Reduction

#58 Access to Natural Medicine

#96 Concerning Liquor Licenses

#108 Dedicated State Income Tax Revenue for Affordable Housing Programs

#122 Third-Party Delivery of Alcohol Beverages


If you would like to read more about these questions, or initiatives you can do so here.

https://www.coloradosos.gov/pubs/elections/Initiatives/titleBoard/index.html


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