Hong Kong criminalizes CBD as a “dangerous drug” along with heroin

Hong Kong CNN – Two years ago, cannabidiol was booming in Hong Kong. The compound, known as CBD, has been popping up in cafes, restaurants and shops, as companies eager to join an exciting new market already well-established in countries around the world. It all came to an end on Wednesday, when CBD was decriminalized … Read more

Wagner Group: The United States imposes new sanctions targeting the Russian mercenary group

CNN – US Treasury on Thursday Designated Wagner Groupa private Russian mercenary organization Heavily involved in the war in Ukraineas a transnational criminal organization, and has imposed a wide range of sanctions on the transnational network that supports it. The US State Department meanwhile announced a number of sanctions intended to “target a range of … Read more

2 Earth-sized worlds discovered outside our solar system

A version of this story appeared in the CNN science newsletter Theory of Wonder. to get it in your inbox, Sign up for free here. CNN – There are more than 5,000 known worlds outside our solar system. Since the 1990s, astronomers have used ground-based and space-based telescopes to search for signs of planets beyond … Read more