By Julian Brookes   “When even a federal judge appointed by Ronald Reagan calls the criminalization of marijuana “absurd,” you know we’ve come a long way from “Just Say No.” As many as three states could vote to legalize pot this November, and not just for medical purposes – for straight-up getting high purposes. There’s always the chance they’ll chicken out, like California voters did in 2010. But sooner or later, and probably sooner, a state will go green. Read on for nine signs that pot legalization is coming to the U.S.”

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/lists/9-signs-that-pot-legalization-is-coming-soon-20120928