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Tobacco Education Research Oversight Committee



The Tobacco Education and Research Oversight Committee (TEROC) is a 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. In performing this mandate, the Committee provides advice to the Department of Public Health, the University of California, and the State Department of Education regarding the administration of the Proposition 99-funded programs. 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 committee is composed of 13 members, who receive no salary but are paid for costs related to attending committee meetings. By law, the Governor appoints eight members, the Speaker of the Assembly appoints two, the Senate Rules Committee appoints two, and the Superintendent of Public Instruction appoints one. More details are available in the authorzing statute.

Pursuant to the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act all TEROC meetings are open to the public. More information about TEROC, including meeting announcements, meeting minutes, and press releases.


No Cigarette Smoke 

TEROC Meeting Information New Window


TEROC Master Plan 2012-2014 

"New" TEROC Master Plans New Window





TEROC Position on Electronic-Cigarettes (e-cigarettes)

TEROC Position on Sampling, July 29,2014

 TEROC Position on E-Cigarettes Sales, February 26, 2014

 TEROC Position on E-Cigarettes Use, February 26, 2014

PDFPosition on Electronic-Cigarettes June 13, 2013


 Current TEROC Members

PDFTEROC Membership Roster - 2015 (PDF, New Window)



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