Despite selling more flower, Illinois retail sales of medical cannabis for August dropped more than $2 million from June.
Retail sales of medical cannabis for August totaled $31,542,786.79, down from June’s totals of $33,251,969.41.
Retail sales of $15,135,227.55 in dry flower topped June’s $14,330,657.20 total flower sales.
In August, licensed medical cannabis dispensaries served 63,168 unique patients, who purchased 1,100,913 grams of dry cannabis.
In June, licensed medical cannabis dispensaries served 62,811 unique patients, who purchased 1,112,475 grams of dry cannabis.
Medical patients bought less concentrates/infused-products than in June by nearly $1.3 million.
The Illinois Department of Public Health has approved applications for 129,582 qualifying patients (including 707 persons under 18 years of age), since it began accepting applications for the Medical Cannabis Registry Program on September 2, 2014.
Illinois currently has 55 licensed medical dispensaries.
As of August 31, the total retail sales by licensed medical cannabis dispensaries were $235,765,662.76.
Total retail sales since November 2015 have totaled $758,039,787.71.
Cultivation Centers have total wholesale numbers of $209,356,889.43 and $587,272,122.32 since November 2015.
All sales figures reflect voided sales. Prior to 2017, voided sales were not reflected in these figures.
For June total sales, click here.