Illinois has collected $62 million from legalized marijuana sales that’s earmarked for helping minority businesses and neighborhood development, but the money hasn’t been spent yet, according to a published report.
Dispensaries Grow Nearly 50-Percent as Illinois Nears One-Year Anniversary of Legal Recreational Cannabis Sales
Since Illinois launched recreational marijuana sales a year ago Friday, the amount of dispensaries across the state have nearly doubled. When legal recreational marijuana sales began on Jan 1, 2020, there were 43 dispensaries across the state, now there are 78, according to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Through November, total recreational marijuana sales in Illinois reached…