The 12 months 2020 dawned with hundreds of individuals lined up, some in a single day, ready to be among the many first to purchase authorized leisure marijuana in Illinois.

Because the lengthy, unusual 12 months involves an finish, persons are lined up at meals banks, to get coronavirus nasal swabs and in some instances, to be among the many first to obtain a vaccine which will mark the start of the top of the COVID-19 pandemic.

And persons are nonetheless shopping for weed. Numerous it.

Regardless of the huge financial disruption wrought by the pandemic, 80 leisure hashish dispensaries have opened in Illinois and enterprise is on tempo to prime $1 billion in 2020, together with medical marijuana gross sales.

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