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Day 19 - Tuesday, February 17, 2009

GPB News - Politics

Medical Marijuana

New Bill Proposes Making Medical And Recreational Marijuana Use Legal

The bill introduced by Sen. Curt Thompson would call for a constitutional amendment giving Georgians a vote in legalizing marijuana.

In Speech To Congress, Netanyahu Blasts 'A Very Bad Deal' With Iran

The Israeli premier's remarks are the culmination of a controversy that began in January when he was invited without input from the White House to make the speech.
Benjamin Netanyahu

Watch Live: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Addresses Congress

Netanyahu will address a joint meeting of Congress in Washington, D.C. at 11 a.m. EST on Tuesday, March 3. Watch the livestream.
Cannabis Plant

New Medical Marijuana Bill In Senate Weaker Than House Form

A new bill to legalize a form of medicinal marijuana in Georgia has been filed in the state Senate, and unlike its House counterpart would set up a four-year study rather than making the drug available immediately.
Georgia Capitol building

Ga. House Approves State Funding Plan

The Georgia House has passed a state spending plan that narrows previous years' cuts to public education spending and hires more child protection workers.
7:30PDr. Fuhrman's End Dieting Forever!
8:00PGreat Performances

Bryan Adams In Concert

10:00PJoe Bonamassa: Muddy Wolf At Red Rocks