Illinois Dispensaries Rack Up $801K in Sales
Dispensaries in Illinois recorded $801,000 in medical cannabis sales since the program launched in early November, according to the first official figures released by the state.
Illinois now has 16 licensed dispensaries, although only about half are open. Those dispensaries served 1,713 unique patients between Nov. 9, when the program officially launched, and Dec. 8. So far, about 3,600 patients have been approved for the program.
Those figures should continue to ramp up as more patients are approved and as more dispensaries open. Program director Joseph Wright, who