Illinois marijuana sales impose new record in March
Written by Redacción Mota Radio on 6 April, 2021
Recreational marijuana continues to generate revenue in the state of Illinois as in the month of March recorded cannabis sales exceeded $ 100 million, thus imposing a new record.
According to the state Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, in the third month of the year stores reported sales of $109 million in recreational cannabis products. Nearly $30 million more than the previous month and $20 million more than the last record set in January.
On the other hand, figures for medical marijuana sales recorded in the month of March have not yet been released. According to the Department of Public Health in January, sales were approximately $33 million.
Since the legalization of cannabis sales in Illinois, the state has experienced an increasing trend even in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.
In March, average daily sales also reached a new record of about $3.5 million, up from $2.88 million the previous month.
If marijuana sales in the state continue to increase it appears that Illinois could surpass last year’s cannabis sales figure ($670 million) in 2021.