The state of Washington has officially bid good riddance to its state run liquor stores. About five times as many stores will now sell hard liquor, and the new law that went into effect Friday means shoppers can head to supermarkets to buy vodka or rum. It’s a welcome change for some people, but not for everyone.
Shoppers gave their reactions outside of a Costco warehouse in Seattle.
Alyssa Royse was loading up bottles.
"I came here just to by liquor. We've got tequila, vodka, gin and of course vermouth."