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About us

We are driven by ethics
Our vision

To make the truth about vaping common knowledge throughout the general population

Our vision

To make the truth about vaping common knowledge throughout the general population

VAEP is a grass roots nonprofit founded by a registered nurse to help people learn the truth about vaping.

After reviewing the scientific evidence, we format the information in a way that anyone can understand it.

VAEP is founded on nursing principles such as:

    • self-directed learning from credible resources.

    • teaching others so they can make informed decisions.

    • respecting a person’s right to make their own decisions.

Our Mission

Through advocacy and education, disseminate to the general population accurate and comprehensive information about vaping. Ensure smokers can make an informed decision about vaping as a smoking alternative.

Our objectives

Unify the growing numbers of knowledgeable vapers and their passion for vaping by engaging them in the development and implementation of a population education campaign.

Create support for the effective utilization of vaping within non-vaping populations such as government, non-profit organizations and healthcare agencies by providing access to vaping information and facilitating informed decision making within those  groups.

Our Mission

Through advocacy and education, disseminate to the general population accurate and comprehensive information about vaping. Ensure smokers can make an informed decision about vaping as a smoking alternative.

Our objectives

Unify the growing numbers of knowledgeable vapers and their passion for vaping by engaging them in the development and implementation of a population education campaign.

Create support for the effective utilization of vaping within non-vaping populations such as government, non-profit organizations and healthcare agencies by providing access to vaping information and facilitating informed decision making within those  groups.

Our team

 

Mark Prociuk DC, BN
Vice chairman

Rick Siba
Secretary

Alan Fox
Consultant

Bio

In 2009 I purchased my first electronic cigarette and stopped a 2 pack a day habit overnight, I knew then that this was the future of smoking as we know it. After months of research I was convinced and got into what was then the fledgling beginnings of the vape industry and opened a store. VAEP, based on the tireless work of Kellie Ann has been one of the best sources of plain language information for answering the questions of people that come to my store looking for a reduced harm alternative to smoking and also an invaluable aid to dispelling the misinformation surrounding electronic cigarettes.

Jon Moreau
Consultant

Bio

I began smoking at age 15. I found my first vape in a gas station in 2010 and became a dual-user, both vaping and smoking – every less cigarette you have is a victory.
In February 2015 I found the device and liquid combinations that really worked for me(the technology kept improving)and just a few months later became a regional business development manager for Canada’s largest vape wholesaler. Fast forward seven years and I’ve visited hundreds of vape shops across multiple provinces and heard countless stories from people who have taken control of their addictions and vastly improved their health.

In keeping with nursing principles, our corporate code of ethics is based on medical bioethics.

Nonmaleficence

to not cause harm or minimizing the possible harm to reach a beneficial outcome. It prohibits causing offence, suffering, or deprivation. Nonmaleficence includes respect for confidentiality and privacy. VAEP considers potential harm and its effects in the decision-making process and in the outcomes of its actions.

Beneficence

to act in a way that aims to benefit others. Examples would be preventing harm, reducing harm, protecting rights or improving a situation for others. Beneficence also means to create a safe, inclusive and supportive environment on our social media. Beneficence is the objective of all of VAEP planning and actions.

Autonomy

to respect a person’s right to make their own decisions and support their decisions. This prohibits manipulation and coercion. Autonomy includes giving people all of the information they need to make an informed decision. Promoting autonomy requires VAEP to stay current in credible evidence and providing that evidence without bias.

Justice

to treat people fairly without discrimination or prejudice. It’s a respect for people’s rights and distribution of resources evenly. Justice prohibits favoritism towards individuals or groups; bullying of anyone at any time; and abuse of any nature. We at VAEP are mindful to communicate respectfully and to facilitate inclusiveness whenever possible.