The launch of Illinois’ medical marijuana program may not have been smooth, but now that it’s up and running, sales have been brisk.
Between Nov. 9 – when Illinois’ first dispensaries opened – and the end of 2015, medical marijuana sales hit nearly $1.7 million, according to the Associated Press. Grams were sold at between $14 and $15.
Wholesale growers also did well, selling about $1.5 million to retailers, the AP said.
There were 20 operational dispensaries by the end of 2015, and…