Mission marijuana dispensary opening in Calumet City

Mission dispensary will be closest to Indiana border

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
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A new marijuana dispensary opens Tuesday in Calumet City.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A new marijuana dispensary opens Tuesday in Calumet City, which will be the closest dispensary to the Indiana border.

The new Mission Dispensary is expected to bring in anywhere from $400,000 to 500,000 each year to Calumet City.

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Indiana has not legalized marijuana sales. The ribbon cutting will be at 9 a.m.

Illinois passed a law to legalize recreational marijuana in 2019, and adult use cannabis officially became legal on January 1, 2020. The state saw more than $100 million in marijuana sales in October, with a record $75 million in recreational sales and another 33 million for medical marijuana.

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The first 10 months of legal cannabis sales total more than $500 million, with about $300 million in medical marijuana sales.