Educational or Curriculum

Tobacco-Use Prevention Education (TUPE) program

Initiative Description: A fully implemented TUPE program consists of three components: (1) establishment and enforcement of tobacco-free campus policies, (2) participation in the California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS), and (3) provision of evidence-based educational curricula for tobacco-use prevention and cessation.

Study Results: Decreased tobacco use

Reference: Sciacca, J., Eng, H., Mahrt, J., & Dorsey, K. (2003). The Arizona CHAMPS peer project for tobacco use prevention: Effects on tobacco use, intentions to use, and knowledge. American Journal of Health Education, 34(5), 250–257.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good