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Expanded liquor sales tied to emergency room trips

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OLYMPIA — Researchers studying the impact of broader hard liquor sales in Washington state say they have found people are making more alcohol-related trips to emergency rooms.

The News Tribune reports researchers gave a preliminary report Wednesday to the state Liquor Control Board on the effects of Initiative 1183 that has given shoppers access to hard liquor at four times as many stores during twice as many hours.

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