Illinois sees first legal sales of recreational marijuana

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois’ first day of legal recreational marijuana generated nearly $3.2 million in sales, state officials announced Thursday. There were 77, 128 transactions on New Year’s Day, when the law legalizing marijuana for recreational purposes took effect, according to Toi Hutchinson, senior adviser to Gov. J.B. Pritzker on cannabis control. Dispensaries reported long […]