t’s virtually everywhere you turn in the United States

s now: In beer, ice cream, tea, coffee, body oils, shampoos, gummy bears, the hamburgers of a national fast-food chain, even doggy treats.

CBD-infused products can be bought on the internet, at gas stations, convenience stores, drugstore chains and retail stores.

Many of the products are vague about what exactly CBD is supposed to do, and the US Food and Drug Administration pro

hibits unproven health claims. Yet that doesn’t stop promises from proliferating on the internet, where arti

cles and testimonials suggest that CBD can effectively treat an array of ailments.

The deluge of CBD-infused products started after US President Donald Trump signed the Farm Bill into law in Dece

mber that legalized the production of hemp, which had been classified as a controlled substance on par with heroin. He

mp contains high levels of CBD, which is termed non-psychoactive, meaning it won’t produce a high feeling.

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China boast 80% of world’s unicornsSince the term “unic

icorn” was first used by venture capitalist Aileen Lee six years ago to describe a privately held startups valued at $1 billio

n or more, the number of companies matching this label has mushroomed to 326, according to a report.

The United States is home to 156 unicorns, nearly half of the world’s total, followed by China with 94 unicorns, Jeff Desj

ardins, editor-in-chief of media site Visual Capitalist, said in a report called Visualizing the Unicorn Landscape in 2019.

The total valuation of the 326 unicorns has been raised to $1.1 trillio

n by investors, of which almost 30 percent is made up by the top seven unicorns with hig

hest valuation, including Bytedance, Uber, Didi Chuxing and WeWork, the report citing data from CB Insights said.

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people have applied to take the examination in Anhui.

A centenarian recently enjoyed her 103rd birthday party with her children, grandchildr

en, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren in Handan, North China’s Hebei province.

Li Xiuzhi, born in 1916, lives in the village of Nanhan in Guangping county, and has a family of 168 across five generations.

Her oldest daughter is 80 years old, while her youngest great-great-grandson is only nine months old.

She celebrated her birthday with her family and fellow villagers on

Friday. They first celebrated her birthday together when she was 80 years old.

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aase speaks to local high school students in Changsha

As the liaison to the Canadian Consulate in Hunan province, Haase helps to promote Chinese culture in Canada. Now his foc

us has shifted to education. Haase believes that human development is inseparable from education. As an in

ternational student, he strongly encourages all students to visit the world outside.

Talking about his future work plans, Haase hopes to invite m

ore Canadian students to come to China and come to Hunan to introduce them to the real China.

An 85-year-old man from Huainan, East China’s Anhui province, will sit the national

college entrance examination on June 7 this year, together with other 10 million applicants.

Yao Keliang, a retired coalmine mechanic, took the examination in 2012 and 2

014 to fulfill his dream of studying at university, becoming the oldest person to take the test at the time.

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Changan Ford said that the company will continue to

standardize its business activities in accordance with national laws

and regulations, and earnestly maintain a free, fair and competitive market, qq.com reported.

Of China’s 31 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions, 10 saw their retail sales nu

mbers exceed the national average growth rate of 8.3 percent during the first quarter, Economic View reported.

Six recorded double-digit growth. Anhui, Jiangxi and Yunnan provinces ti

ed for first place in the first three months, all posting a growth rate of 11.1 percent.

China’s retail sales of consumer goods rose 8.3 percent year-on-year in the January-March period, an improvement ove

r the 8.2 percent rise seen in the first two months, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.

Let’s take a look at the 10 regions with the largest growth in retail sales.

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The administration said that Changan Ford since

e 2013 has violated the Anti-Monopoly Law by setting up minimum resale prices for its downstream dealers in Chongqing.

This impinged on downstream dealers’ pricing autonomy and excluded a

nd limited competition within the brand, said the administration, adding that this pra

ctice weakened competition between brands and encroached on consumers’ legitimate rights.

In accordance with the Anti-Monopoly Law, the market regulator fined Changan Ford four percent of its past -year sales in Chongqing.

The administration said it will continue to enforce the Anti-Monopoly L

aw, ensure fair competition in the market, create a sound business environment, pro

mote high-quality economic development, and protect consumers’ legitimate interests.

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called the Shanghai Cooperation Organization a succe

cessful example of the commitment of China and Russia to forging a new type of international relations and a good platform for such efforts.

China will work with Russia and other SCO member states to enhance unity, mutual trust and c

ooperation in various areas so that the organization will add more stability and positive energy to the wo

rld and contribute to the building of a community with a shared future for mankind, he said.

Xi said the Iran nuclear deal, as the embodiment of multilateralism, is crucial for internat

ional nuclear nonproliferation and for peace and stability in the Middle East.

“China and Russia will stay in close coordination to push for positive develo

pments while upholding the authority of the UN, peace and security in the world, and the c

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Growing economic dynamism will also serve as an im

portant stabilizing factor, he said. China’s research and devel

opment spending ranks second in the world, acc

ounting for around 2.18 percent of its GDP, while emerging strategic industries, th

e sharing economy and other new growth engines are also seeing continuous expansion.

The strong leadership of the Communist Party of China and the solid material and technological foundation built through dec

ades of rapid development in the era of reform and opening-up will also help shore up economic growth, he said.

He added that China also has enormous resilience, potential and flexi

bility in development, deep experience in ma

croeconomic regulation and ample space for policy adjustments.

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No approaches to regional issues should resort to mili

tary blocs, nor should they undermine the interests of others,” Wei said.

He called out the United States for its military support to Taiwan and naval operations in the

South China Sea, saying they have undermined China’s national sovereignty and territorial integrity.

China resolutely follows the path of peaceful development and this commitment is ensh

rined in the constitutions of both the Communist Party of China and the People’s Republic of

China, Wei said. “If this is not convincing enough for some people, nothing will be.”

Moreover, China adopts a military strategy of “active defense”, with emphasis on self-defe

nse and post-strike response. The strategy’s purpose is entirely for self-defense and coping with se

curity threats using a reasonable and appropriate defense expenditure, he added.

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Many of her professors took the high-speed railway

 from Shanghai to Henan on Saturday, and there were also a numb

er of doctors and nurses waiting to prepare for unexpected situations.

At 9 am on Sunday, Cheng’s graduation oral defense began on ti

me in the meeting room of Henan Provincial People’s Hospital.

Lying on a hospital bed, Cheng presented her thesis with a loudspeake

r clipped to her collar. Although her voice was weak, h

er thoughts were clear. She made excellent replies to the questions raised by the professors.

“Cheng was well-prepared for her thesis and defe0l that sh

e put a lot of effort in her academic research,” Lin Ling, one of the professors, said.

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