SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has approved applications for approximately 15,900 qualifying patients (including 134 persons under 18 years of age), since it began accepting applications for the Medical Cannabis Registry Program on September 2, 2014. Approximately 18,500 individuals have submitted a complete application to IDPH (complete application means the qualifying patient has submitted an application and fee to the Department).
Retail sales of medical cannabis for December totaled $4,656,464.96, including $2,665,242.92 in dry flower sales and $1,991,222.04 concentrates/infused-products. Licensed medical cannabis dispensaries served 10,175 unique patients, who purchased 229,185.19 grams of dry cannabis.
Overall Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Data, as of 1/31/2017:
Number of Licensed Medical Cannabis Dispensaries -- 51
2017 Total Retail Sales by Licensed Medical Cannabis Dispensaries -- $4,656,464.96
Total Retail Sales since 11/2015 by Licensed Medical Cannabis Dispensaries -- $42,215,431.10
2017 Total Wholesale Sales by Cultivation Centers -- $2,822,267.76
Total Wholesale Sales since 11/2015 by Cultivation Centers -- $25,906,654.64
Note: All sales figures reflect voided sales. Prior to 2017, voided sales were not reflected in these figures.