Hong Kong is criminalizing CBD as a ‘dangerous drug’ alongside heroin

Hong Kong is criminalizing CBD as a ‘dangerous drug’ alongside heroin

Hong-Kong CNN — Two years ago, cannabidiol was booming in Hong Kong. The compound, known as CBD, popped up in cafes, restaurants and shops, with companies eager to enter an exciting new market that was already well established in countries around the world. That came to an end on Wednesday, when CBD was criminalized in … Read more

A small radioactive capsule is missing in Australia. This is why people are concerned

A small radioactive capsule is missing in Australia.  This is why people are concerned

CNN — It’s like looking for a needle in a haystack – an 8mm by 6mm silver capsule, no bigger than a coin, believed to be somewhere along a sprawling desert highway in Australia’s largest state. The reason authorities are so determined to find it is that it contains caesium-137, a highly radioactive substance that … Read more

EzriCare Eye Drops: CDC Advises Against Use As It Investigates Dozens Of Infections And One Death In 11 States

EzriCare Eye Drops: CDC Advises Against Use As It Investigates Dozens Of Infections And One Death In 11 States

CNN — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging healthcare providers and consumers to stop using EzriCare Artificial Tears as it conducts a study of at least 50 infections in 11 states that have resulted in cases of permanent loss of the eyesight, hospitalization and one death. Most people with these infections … Read more

The richest man in the world helps Lotus go public

The richest man in the world helps Lotus go public

Photo: Lotus Elon Musk is no longer the richest man in the worldaccording to Forbes. Bernard Arnault, the president of LVMH — the conglomerate behind luxury brands like Louis Vuitton, Hennessy, Bulgari and a host of other brands you see in overpriced airport boutiques – is. Bloomberg said Tuesday that a company associated with LVMH … Read more

Streaming services Showtime and Paramount+ set to merge

Streaming services Showtime and Paramount+ set to merge

Image: PLAY_PH (Shutterstock) Another rebrand is in the works for Paramount after CEO Bob Bakish announced that the company is merging Showtime and Paramount+. As part of the merger, Paramount+ will be renamed Paramount+ With Showtime, which will be overseen by Tom Ryan. Meanwhile, Chris McCarthy continues to oversee network operations for Showtime, a move … Read more

Ultra-processed foods linked to ovarian and other cancer deaths, study finds

Ultra-processed foods linked to ovarian and other cancer deaths, study finds

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Eat, But Better: Mediterranean Style. Our eight-part guide shows you a delicious, expert-backed eating lifestyle that will boost your health for life. CNN — Eating more ultra-processed foods increases the risk of developing and dying from cancer, particularly ovarian cancer, according to a new study of more than 197,000 … Read more

The US blocks export license extensions for China’s Huawei

The US blocks export license extensions for China’s Huawei

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese government on Tuesday accused Washington of pursuing “technology hegemony” as the United States has begun ramping up pressure on tech giant Huawei by blocking access to U.S. suppliers. The Biden administration has stopped approving license renewals to some U.S. companies that sold essential components to the Chinese company, two people … Read more

Millions of Americans earning $100,000 live paycheck to paycheck: survey

Millions of Americans earning 0,000 live paycheck to paycheck: survey

More than half of Americans earning six-figure salaries admitted to living paycheck to paycheck last year as high inflation hit households, according to an alarming study released this week. At the end of December, 51% of Americans with annual incomes of $100,000 or more said they were living paycheck to paycheck, according to the survey … Read more

‘Hands off Africa!’: Pope explodes foreign plunder of Congo

‘Hands off Africa!’: Pope explodes foreign plunder of Congo

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Pope Francis demanded on Tuesday that foreign powers stop plundering Africa’s natural resources for the “poison of their own greed” when he arrived in Congo and received a raucous welcome from Congolese, thankful he drew the world’s attention to their forgotten plight. Tens of thousands of people lined the main road … Read more

General Motors expects to boost EV production in the second half of the year

General Motors expects to boost EV production in the second half of the year

Production now begins at the former Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant, less than two years after GM announced the massive $2.2 billion investment to completely renovate the facility to build a variety of all-electric trucks and SUVs. Photo by Jeffrey Sauger for General Motors DETROIT – When General engines launched the GMC Hummer EV in 2021, the … Read more