Oct. 3, 2009 — There is a sharp difference in opinion among proponents of legal marijuana in California: while some desire a quick ballot measure by November 2010, others do not think it likely until 2012.

Legal-Pot Backers Split on Timing

A majority of Californians in recent polls say the state should legalize marijuana. What pot proponents can’t agree on is how soon voters will really be ready to approve legalization.

A schism has emerged among California’s pot-legalization advocates. On one side are those pushing to get a proposition to voters quickly, including activists such as Richard Lee, who last month began collecting signatures to put a pot-legalization measure on the state’s November 2010 ballot.

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