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The DEA’s plan to ban kratom will not go into effect as of September 30, a DEA spokesperson told Heavy on Thursday. Read more for the latest kratom news and updates.

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Julio Salcedo was arrested in connection with the Bronx marijuana grow house explosion that killed fire chief Michael Fahy.

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Fire Chief Michael Fahy, a 17-year veteran of the New York Fire Department, was killed while on duty Tuesday morning.

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A huge drug lab explosion in the Bronx has reportedly killed one firefighter and injured several police officers.

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Mexican beauty queen Maria Susana Flores Gamez who was murdered in a drug cartel shootout was found holding a “Fast and Furious” assault rifle.

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The Bonnaroo lineup is madness: Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Phish headline with The Beach Boys, Bon Iver, Skrillex, Foster The People, The Roots, Alice Cooper, Black Star, Major Lazer, Flying Lotus, St. Vincent, Phantogram, The Black Lips, The War On Drugs, EMA, Kurt Vile, Yelawolf, Bad Brains, Danny Brown a whole bunch more on the roster.

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Memorial Day weekend brings the Sasquatch Festival to The Gorge outside of Seattle. Jack White, Bon Iver, Girl Talk, Tenacious D, The Shins, Kurt Vile and lots more.

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OK, the lineup for this year’s Primavera Festival is outrageous: A$AP Rocky, AraabMUZIK, Atlas Sound, Beirut, Björk, Black Lips, Danny Brown, Death Cab For Cutie, Death Grips, Dirty Beaches, Girls, Grimes, Hype Williams, Japandroids, Justice, Liturgy, Mazzy Star, Melvins, Napalm Death, Neon Indian, OFF!, Real Estate, Refused, SBTRKT, Sharon Van Etten, Spiritualized, The Cure, The Drums, The Rapture, The War On Drugs, The xx, Trash Talk, Washed Out, Wavves, Wilco, Yo La Tengo and about a hundred other bands.

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This Week: Hercules & Love Affair rotate artists and sounds; Philly’s The War On Drugs brings American rock appeal; Yellow Ostrich jump from the blogosphere with a quirk and harmony; The Cool Kids When Fish Ride Bicycles finally drops; Jeff Bridges’ self-titled release is further evidence that The Dude abides.

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