How are liquor stores, pot dispensaries, and firearms shops considered “essential” businesses allowed to stay open during a “stay at home” order given by the Governor of Colorado?

Alcoholics can literally die if they don’t have access to alcohol. I know someone who went partially blind because they quit alcohol too quickly. So liquor stores are pretty essential.

One of the main reasons cannabis was legalised in many places to begin with was because of its medical benefits. Millions use it as a painkiller, antidepressant, antianxiety, etc. If people suddenly lost access to cannabis, there would be a spike in…

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