Tobacco-Use Prevention ResourcesProvides additional resources for tobacco-use prevention, intervention, and cessation.
California Department of Public Health Tobacco Control Program
Program to reduce tobacco use through local health departments, statewide media campaign, and competitively-selected state, regional and community-based projects.
California Healthy Kids Survey
A tool available to all local educational agencies (LEAs) to assist in the assessment of the health-related behavior of students in grades five, seven, nine, and eleven.
California Healthy Kids Resource Center
Includes a comprehensive collection of health education materials for use by teachers, administrators, university faculty, LEA staff and other professionals who work with preschool through 12th grade students in school settings and after-school programs. Includes a listing of available trainings on selected topics.
California Smokers’ Helpline
A telephone-based program that can help you quit smoking. Helpline services are free, funded by the California Department of Health.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Smoking and Tobacco Use
CDC's Office on Smoking and Health offers information related to smoking and tobacco use.
Comprehensive Tobacco-Free School Policy Toolkit (DOC; 1MB)
To help ensure that all youth in California have the best chance of growing up tobacco free, the California Department of Education has developed this Tobacco-Free Schools Toolkit to promote tobacco-free schools. The toolkit provides many useful resources that can be used to establish and promote a tobacco-free school policy for everyone who uses the school facilities.
Title IV Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities and Tobacco-Use Prevention Education County Coordinators.
Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems
Provides resources regarding use of electronic cigarettes, electronic hookahs, and other vapor emitting devices, with or without nicotine content, that mimic the use of tobacco products.
Getting Results Part II (PDF)
California Action Guide to Tobacco Use Prevention Education presents research to support tobacco use prevention among young people.
Helping Young Smokers Quit
A national program supported by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Cancer Institute.
Secondhand Smoke Notification
Sample letter to parents/guardians regarding the hazards of exposure to secondhand smoke.
- Secondhand Smoke Parent Letter (English) (DOC)
Tobacco Education and Research Oversight Committee (TEROC)
Legislatively-mandated advisory committee charged with overseeing the use of Proposition 99 tobacco tax revenues for tobacco control and prevention education and for tobacco-related research. The Committee also publishes and periodically updates a state master plan for tobacco control and tobacco-related research, and makes recommendations to the State Legislature for improving Proposition 99-funded tobacco control and tobacco-related research efforts in California. The most recent Master Plan is Toward a Tobacco-Free California 2009-2011: Endangered Investment (PDF; 11MB).
Tobacco-Related Disease and Research Program (TRDRP)
University of California program to administer the Proposition 99 research fund regarding tobacco use and the causes and treatment of diseases related to tobacco use.
Tobacco-Use Prevention Education Annual Reports
Information from local educational agencies reporting on their strategies that involve youth in advocating for a tobacco-free California and becoming tobacco-use prevention leaders.