SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has approved applications for 8,891 qualifying patients (including 64 persons under 18 years of age), since it began accepting applications for the Medical Cannabis Registry Program on September 2, 2014. Approximately 11,200 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 July totaled $2,947,223, including $1,786,622 in dry flower sales and $1,160,601 concentrates/infused-products. Licensed medical cannabis dispensaries served almost 5,900 unique patients, who purchased 142,223 grams of dry cannabis.
Overall Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Data, as of 7/31/2016:
Number of Licensed Medical Cannabis Dispensaries -- 40
2016 Total Retail Sales by Licensed Medical Cannabis Dispensaries -- $14,658,024.86
Total Retail Sales since 11/2015 by Licensed Medical Cannabis Dispensaries -- $16,351,553.68
2016 Total Wholesale Sales by Cultivation Centers -- $9,772,593.92
Total Wholesale Sale since 11/2015 by Cultivation Centers -- $11,260,571.63