Colorado Alcohol in Grocery Stores Initiative (1982)

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The Colorado Alcohol in Grocery Stores Initiative, also known as Initiative 7, was on the November 2, 1982 ballot in Colorado as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have permitted grocery stores to obtain permits to sell wine, so long as the alcohol content did not exceed 14 percent.[1]

Election results

Colorado Initiative 7 (1982)
Defeatedd No620,19065.00%
Yes 333,467 35.00%

Election Results via: Colorado State Legislative Council, Ballot History

Text of measure

The language on ballot appeared as:[1]

Shall grocery stores after licensing, be permitted to sell wine containing not more than fourteen percent of alcohol by volume in sealed containers not to be consumed on the premises subject to the same requirements of law concerning age of purchaser and hours and days sold as are applicable to other retailers of wine in sealed containers?[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Colorado State Legislative Council, "Ballot History," accessed February 19, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.