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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.
On May 22, on her own program, The Point With Liu Xin, Liu a top anchor on the English-languag
e channel of CGTN, said the $600 billion figure is an estimate by a nonprofit organization that had not been verified.
Liu said it refers to the US’ possible IP loss to the world in a year, according to the organization’s report, China Daily reported.
She said Regan’s points were “all emotion” with “little substance”.
Regan responded on Twitter: “Hey #China State TV – let’s have an HONEST debate on #trade. You
accuse me of being ’emotional’ and not knowing my facts – wrong! You name the time and place, and I’ll be there!”
In accepting the challenge, Liu wrote on Twitter: “My name is not #China State TV. It’s LIU Xin and ple
ase, feel free to call me Xin. … But I don’t want to play any mud throwing game, if that’s what you prepare to do.”
uled to become a shareholder of the joint venture by the end of 2019, holding at least 1 percent of i
ts equity. According to Chinese norms, it is mandatory for international brands to produce vehicles in China bearing its names.
Luca de Meo, CEO of SEAT, said: “China is the benchmark country for electric vehicles. We aim to be a part of this ecos
ystem in order to exchange knowledge and make progress in achieving global mobility that is more sustainable.”
Currently, JAC, Volkswagen and SEAT are building a 4 billion yuan ($579 million) research and development center in Hefei, which is expected to open in 2021.
JAC and SEAT also plan to develop their own platform for smaller electric cars, a segment that is growing faster than the large-sized ones in China.
“The close cooperation between SEAT and JAC will allow us to create synergies, which wil
l significantly increase our market coverage,” said Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess, who is also chairman of SEAT.