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Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE)

The purpose of the state-funded Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE) program is to reduce youth tobacco, cannabis, and nicotine use by empowering students in grades 6-12 to make healthful decisions through preventative instruction, intervention and cessation programs, and youth development related activities. The TUPE program aims to provide services such as:

  • Prevention education

  • School-based events for teachers and students

  • Tobacco and vaping education curricula 

  • Student intervention support

  • Tobacco-free policy development for district and school sites

  • Tobacco-free signage provision to district and school sites

  • Ongoing technical assistance 

Marin TUPE Tier 1 Consortium

  • Nicasio School District 

  • Sausalito-Marin City School District 

  • Reed Union School District 

  • Ross Valley School District

  • Shoreline Unified School District

  • Lagunitas Unified School District

  • Bolinas-Stinson Unified School District

Marin TUPE Tier 2 Consortium

  • Marin County Office of Education

  • Mill Valley School District 

  • Novato Unified School District

  • San Rafael City Elementary School District

  • San Rafael City High School District

  • Tamalpais Union High School District


  • Marin County Health & Human Services

  • Marin Prevention Network

  • Smoke-Free Marin Coalition

  • Bay Area Community Resources

  • Marin Healthy Youth Partnership

For TUPE district and school site coordinator contact info, click here

TUPE Resources

Youth Led Activities