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Illinois scooped a record-breaking $44 million from recreational cannabis sales in May

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 25, 2020

Coronavirus-related social distancing measures were expected to impede growth of recreational cannabis sales in Illinois but interestingly, residents snapped up more than $34 million worth of legal weed products during the month of May. It was at this point that the COVID-19 pandemic reached boiling point, with la...

Experts see silver lining for U.S. cannabis industry and Illinois is leading by example

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 20, 2020

In April, recreational cannabis sales in Illinois topped $37.3 million. The financial results indicate major success in the state's legal weed industry, which launched on January 1. It's a surprising outcome for the newly-launched market, which is still going strong despite the social distancing measures ...

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