Illinois’ marijuana sales topped $1 billion in 2021

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WTVO) — Sales of recreational marijuana in Illinois set a record in December.

Consumers shelled out $138 million. That is up 14% from November. Sales more than doubled for the entire year, bringing in more than $1.3 billion. Officials said that nearly a third of those purchases were by out-of-state customers.

There are now more than 100 dispensaries across the state.

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