A new report scorecard from The Commonwealth fund ranks Colorado 45th among states in alcohol-related deaths, even as it fares better for health problem prevention and treatment.
Denver Health says Denver has higher rates of alcohol abuse than similar counties that include cities like Seattle, Portland, San Francisco and Austin.
However, as more young people use alcohol and marijuana, they're also regarding those two substances as less dangerous.
Bidding 2018 a hearty "thank you, next" tonight doesn't have to end in frostbite, a DUI or both (ouch).
Spirit sales up 35 percent in Colorado since 2010. That means hard liquor sales have grown three times faster than beer.
The first sake tasting room in the state, Colorado Sake Company, is now open in RiNo.
For nine years, Montanya Rum has been distilled in the Colorado mountains. It is now being exported to seven countries and recently received an award as a notable Colorado export business.
A bill would let cities decide when bars close, but not all barkeeps think later hours are a good idea.
Colorado is the nation’s most active state. More troubling though, are the state’s numbers when it comes to substance abuse.
The new law creates the most significant changes to Colorado’s liquor laws since Prohibition. But they won't go into effect until 2019.