Radio station WQHT sponsored about two dozen "smackfests" in 2004, in which women slapped each other to win money and concert tickets. But perpetual busybody New York Attorney General Elliott Spitzer and the New York Athletic Commission said the contests, between volunteers, were unlicensed combat sports and began an investigation. Now the radio station has agreed to settle the case by paying a $240,000 fine and another $60,000 to an anti-domestic violence group, running anti-violence programming, and agreeing to hold no more smackfests.
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This vote is "a hopeful sign that the harmful policies of marijuana prohibition will soon be a relic of the past."