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Tobacco-Use Prevention Education Program

Provides funding through an application process for tobacco-specific student instruction, reinforcement activities, special events, intervention, and cessation programs for students.

California Tobacco-Free School District Certification
The process to certify districts and county offices of education as meeting California Health and Safety Code requirements as tobacco-free.

County Office of Education TUPE Coordinators
Contact information for the designated technical assistance coordinator at each county office of education for Tobacco-Use Prevention Education (TUPE) Programs.

Funding
Requests for applications and funding results for TUPE programs.

Program Overview
Provides funding through an application process for tobacco-specific student instruction, reinforcement activities, special events, intervention, and cessation programs for students.

Regional Assignments
Regional consultant assignments for the tobacco-use prevention programs funded by the Cigarette and Tobacco Products Surtax.

Resources
Provides additional resources for tobacco-use prevention, intervention, and cessation.

Sample Tobacco-Free Policies and Regulations
Provides sample language to assist schools in developing policies and administrative regulations that comply with Health and Safety Code requirements.

Tobacco-Free Laws Affecting California Schools
Provides links to laws that impact youth and schools in California. Includes a link to a letter from the Superintendent of Public Instruction and a Frequently Asked Questions document.

Questions:   Tobacco-Use Prevention Education Office | 916-323-1540
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, September 7, 2022
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