Oregon, Illinois post record cannabis sales in April

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The regulated marijuana markets in Oregon and Illinois reached new heights in April, according to monthly sales figures from state regulators.

April sales in the mature Oregon market exceeded $110.5 million, according to new figures from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, including:

  • $100.5 million in adult-use sales, up 0.5% over March.
  • $10 million in medical sales, up 4.3% over March.

April marks the first time Oregon’s booming legal recreational cannabis market exceeded $100 million in monthly sales.

Regulated cannabis sales in Oregon totaled $1.11 billion in 2020.

Sales in the 17-month-old Illinois adult-use marijuana market also set a monthly record, totaling nearly $115 million in April, according to figures from the state Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

The April figure represents 5.3% market growth over March, which was also a record-breaking month for licensed recreational marijuana businesses in Illinois.

April sales for Illinois’ licensed medical marijuana market have not been made public yet, but MMJ sales totaled $35,688,321 in March.