420 with CNW – First Month of Illinois Recreational Pot Sales Earn the State $10M in Taxes

The first month of legal recreational marijuana sales in Illinois raked in more than $10 million in sales tax.

The Department of Revenue in Illinois said that the legal sales were so strong such that they expect to surpass their original and conservative estimate for the first half year of sales. They are optimistic that they are going to collect more than $28 million from taxes on marijuana sales within the first six months of adult-use marijuana sales.  Despite the shortages that plagued the state during…

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