It is the mission of COUGH, a statewide student-led coalition, to ensure a healthy campus environment free of tobacco and tobacco industry presence. COUGH is committed to promoting, establishing, and sustaining safer and healthier California colleges and universities through tobacco-free policy, education, and cessation.


  • Promote tobacco-free policy adoption, implementation, and enforcement.
  • Advocate for effective and accessible cessation services.
  • Educate campus communities on comprehensive tobacco issues.
  • Prevent and respond to the evolving threat of new tobacco and nicotine products to our campus communities.

For more information or to get involved with COUGH, please contact
Beth Olagues at (916) 339-3424 x 25 or beth@cyanonline.org