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American distillers welcome end of tariffs in Canada, Mexico

May. 20, 2019 11:04 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — American whiskey producers feeling the pain from the Trump administration's trade disputes have gotten a shot of relief with an agreement that will end retaliatory tariffs that Canada and Mexico slapped on whiskey and other U.S. products. The whiskey industry hailed the arrangement...

Lawsuit dismissed for Bend-based marijuana copmany

May. 6, 2019 7:42 PM EDT

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A legal dispute between a Bend-based marijuana company and its former partner has been dismissed permanently by the Deschutes County Circuit Court. Oregrown Industries Inc. and Justin Crawn, the former head grower, have agreed to dismiss the lawsuit, including all claims and...

Trump cracks down on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela

Apr. 17, 2019 8:49 PM EDT

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday intensified its crackdown on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, rolling back Obama administration policy and announcing new restrictions and sanctions against the three countries whose leaders national security adviser John Bolton dubbed the...

Trump to allow lawsuits over US properties seized in Cuba

Apr. 16, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stepping up pressure on Cuba, the Trump administration will allow lawsuits against foreign companies doing business in properties seized from Americans after the island's 1959 revolution, a senior administration official said Tuesday. The move marks a change in more than two decades of...

Four Roses eyes expanded US sales with distillery expansion

Apr. 16, 2019 10:06 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An iconic Kentucky bourbon that reintroduced itself to American whiskey drinkers only last decade is ready to ramp up production in hopes of gaining a greater foothold in the U.S. Four Roses Distillery on Tuesday celebrated the completion of a $55 million expansion that will double...

Bob Dylan whiskey distillery to open fall 2020 in Nashville

Apr. 9, 2019 5:19 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More information is being released about music icon Bob Dylan's project in downtown Nashville in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of his "Nashville Skyline" album. Dylan is set to help open a whiskey distillery in fall 2020 under the brand "Heaven's Door." A news release says...