Legal Marijuana In California: How Soon? the420times October 5, 2009 Medical Marijuana NewsOct. 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 By STU WOOA 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.Read the full story at WSJ.com.