On June 1, 2016, Joseph Wright, program coordinator for the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program, announced that registered dispensaries logged nearly $2.3 million in sales for the month of May, which is a slight increase from April’s sales total of $2.2 million.
According to the Associated Press, since the program’s launch on Nov. 9, the addition of May’s total brings the state’s retail sales total to $10.8 million.
On May 31, the Illinois State Senate approved Senate Bill 10, a bill that would add terminal illness and post-traumatic stress disorder to the state’s list of qualifying conditions. The bill is now headed to Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner to sign.