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Area businesses taking advantage of "daiquiri delivery" loophole

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Daiquiris and other alcoholic beverages will soon be delivered to all Colorado residents by order of Gov. Jared Polis.

An emergency coronavirus response measure that Colorado Governor Jared Polis rolled out this week has an unexpected loophole, and local businesses are rushing to be the first to corner a new market.

The initial "stay at home" order by Denver's mayor Michael Hancock, which went into effect on March 24, at 5 p.m., caused a panic and rush to liquor and pot stores, which were initially set to be closed under the order.

Governor Polis extended the order to the entire state on Thursday, March 26, at 6 a.m.

In an effort to decrease panic buying of alcohol and pot, however, it appears that an inad...

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