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Coronavirus, then a mass shooting: It’s been a year from hell for Colorado grocery workers

Grocery store workers were already exhausted after a year of putting their health at risk so Coloradans could buy food. And they were worried about security long before the Boulder massacre.

Coloradans

Small liquor stores in Colorado felt pinched by new alcohol laws. Now more changes are coming.

The impacts from liberalizing the state’s alcohol laws five years ago with the addition of major liquor store chains and beer sales in grocery stores are still being felt

Politics and Government

The coronavirus has made working in a Colorado grocery store harrowing

Grocery store workers can't adhere to social distancing guidelines by the nature of their jobs, meaning they may be at higher risk. "They're on the frontlines with us,” one health expert says.

Coronavirus

I read about empty grocery shelves while watching birds hunt and peck on my porch. This poem came to me.

Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus

Write On, Colorado

Colorado medical workers are getting free childcare. Should grocery store and food processing employees get the same benefit?

Minnesota and Vermont have already made free child care available to grocery store workers

Coronavirus

The effort to ban flavored vaping products, menthol cigarettes in Colorado now has a big asterisk

Menthol cigarettes, which would have been banned under the original legislation, account for more than 20% of cigarette sales in Colorado. Outlawing them would have been an enormous tax revenue hit

Politics and Government

What the new law on beer sales means for Colorado craft brewers

The state’s craft brewers are facing major decisions about their future and facing increased competition from out-of-state beer makers

Beer

Colorado grocery, convenience stores are now selling full-strength beer

Grocery store chains were previously able to operate a liquor shop at just one of their locations in the state. Now, they can own up to five licenses.

Beer

The end of 3.2 beer in Colorado: What to know about the law taking effect Jan. 1, 2019

The largest grocers in Colorado plan to stock full-strength beer for the first time on New Year's Day, a change made possible by a sweeping overhaul of the state's Prohibition-era laws.

Politics and Government