Recreational Marijuana Is A Billion Dollar Industry For Illinois

Recreational marijuana sales continue to grow in Illinois. In just the past ten months, sales have surpassed one-point-one billion dollars, according to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. In Springfield, local officials say that revenue from recreational pot sales is somewhere around 75 to 80-thousand dollars every month. Illinois is one of 18 states in the U.S. that has legalized recreational marijuana use for adults.