Bistate Regional Advocates for Vaping Education, or BRAVE, is a Missouri statewide grassroots not-for-profit organization, whose mission is to promote; science, health and legal aspects of vapor and nicotine alternatives through advocacy and education for the benefit of adult consumers. BRAVE partners with state legislators in Missouri and southern Illinois, and local councils on both sides of the river.
Mission and Goals
- Advocate to legislators to keep vapor and nicotine alternatives legal and defined separate from traditional tobacco smoking. Strengthen and empower the Missouri and southern Illinois vaping communities through education and organization.
- Recognize excellence and promote the talents of leaders in the bi-state vaping community.
- Promote the vaping industry to include local businesses and interstate online sales for the benefit of adult consumers.
- Support the missions of state and national vapor advocacy organizations