Amazon considers booze-to-go

Amazon considers booze-to-go.

(WLWT) -- Amazon is looking to enter the alcohol delivery business in Ohio.
 
Prime Now LLC has submitted applications for alcohol permits in two locations - one in Cincinnati and one in Columbus. The Cincinnati area site is a warehouse building in Winton Hills. That building is already a hub for Amazon FLEX, a package delivery service operated by Amazon.
 
If the state of Ohio approves the necessary permits, Prime Now LLC would be allowed to deliver beer, wine and low-proof alcohol. 
 
"I feel like it wouldn't be too bad if you're too lazy or something and you don't want to go out, because I feel like a lot of college kids are like that," says University of Cincinnati student Gabi Conard. 
 
Still, not everyone agrees.
 
"I feel like there could be a lot of problems with it, as well as identifying someone is of age to buy alcohol on the internet," says UC student Kurtis Kester. 
 
 

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