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Illinois Sold Almost $35 Million Of Marijuana In Second Month Of Legal Sales

Illinois raked in about $35 million in legal marijuana sales in February, the state’s Department of Financial and Professional Regulation announced on Wednesday.

During the 29-day period, more than 831,000 cannabis products were sold at dispensaries throughout the Prairie State.

That’s a slight dip in sales compared to the nearly $40 million haul in January, the first month that the state’s marijuana market went online. On the first day of sales alone—which saw Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton (D) as one of the first buyers—Illinois shops sold more than $3.1 million in cannabis. But the dip in February is to be expected, and the still-strong sales report indicates that the demand for marijuana products is robust.

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