State Senator Joseph Carleton, who accepted $1,500 from Philip Morris, leads the
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State Senator Joseph Carleton, who accepted $1,500 from Philip Morris, leads the pack of Maine legislators accepting tobacco company donations. Carleton says he has some qualms about the money, although Joel Abromson, who raised more tobacco money than any House member, says the gifts don't worry him at all. Includes list of the 38 state legislators who accepted tobacco contributions. Related editorial; interview with 13-year-old Jordan Kocuba and 14-year-old Wayne Johnson, both of Portland. They smoke, but fear the health risks.
Campaign funds, Legislators
Chutchian, Kenneth Z., "State Senator Joseph Carleton, who accepted $1,500 from Philip Morris, leads the" (1997). Maine News Index – Maine Times. 2527.
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