03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Beer And Wine In Grocery Stores May Be Controversial Ballot Initiative

The brouhaha over selling full-strength brews in Colorado grocery stores is back.

Blake Harrison, a candidate for State House District 7, has submitted a ballot initiative to Legislative Council staff that would allow Colorado grocers to sell full-strength beer and wine. If the initiative survives the legislative process, gets enough signatures and is approved by voters, Coloradans could be picking up their "beers and brats" at the same place by January 2011.

"I'm running for state Legislature and everybody I have talked to supports this idea," said Harrison, a Democrat.

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