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High demand & 5 other takeaways from early pot sales

In the first five days of recreational pot sales, the few dozen dispensaries across Illinois unloaded
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In the first five days of recreational pot sales, the few dozen dispensaries across Illinois unloaded $10.8 million worth of pot products. While the state hasn’t released numbers for the rest of that week, those preliminary figures already rival the numbers tallied in the first week of recreational sales in California ($14.6 million) and Oregon ($11 million), which have seen the largest rollouts thus far. Reporter Tom Schuba has more takeaways…

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