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Farm Bill was signed. “Where we believe consumers are being put at risk, the FDA will warn consumers and take enforcement actions.”
But since the bill was passed, manufacturers see a
potentially huge market and aren’t holding back on offering products to consumers.
In the retail sector, DSW, Neiman Marcus and Barneys recently began selling beauty pr
oducts featuring CBD. “There is a demand for highend CBD products,” Kim D’Angelo, Neiman Ma
rcus’ beauty buyer, told CNN Business. “CBD products are the next big thing in beauty.”
CVS, the No 1 drugstore chain, in the US, introduced CBD-contai
ning topicals, including creams and salves, to stores in eight states in March.
CVS rival Walgreens, the second-largest drugstore chain, announc
ed that same month that it will sell CBD creams, patches and sprays in nearly 1,500 stores in Orego
n skating and skiing lessons, said Zheng Shiyong, deputy director of Yanqing district’s education commission.
“We will continue supporting and encouraging more people to participate in winter
sports,” he said, adding that around 17,000 students will experience winter activities by the end of this year.
Some professional winter sports activities have also been designed into the distr
ict’s education plans, with more professional instruction to students, according to Zheng.
The district’s education authorities also cooperated with its sports bu
reau to make winter ice and snow sports available to all residents in the area.
“We will have 110,000 people participating in winter ice and snow acti
vities by 2022 in Yanqing,” said Ma Zhiyong, deputy director of the sports bureau.
Paying millions of dollars to secure their children a spot at an elite college may
sound absurd to many parents, but some are willing to do this.
Nicole Shen, the Chinese mother of a high school student in Palo Alto, California, said she would be wi
lling to pay a pretty penny upfront to get her daughter admitted to a top-tier university if she could afford it. “As long as eve
rything is legal,” she added.Zhao, 52, was introduced to William “Rick” Singer, a college consultant in California and the mast
ermind behind the scandal, by Michael Wu, who worked as an adviser at the Los Angeles area branch of in
vestment bank Morgan Stanley, according to the Los Angeles Times. Wu has since been fired.
Two wealthy Chinese families have recently been in the spotlight and t
he subject of widespread discussion after media reports showed they paid huge am
ounts in a high-profile college admissions scandal. The sums they paid dwarfed the typical amount footed by US parents.
The highest-known payoff to date is the $6.5 million by billionaire Zhao Tao, president and co-founder of Shandong Buchang Pharmaceuticals Co.