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Meet Tara Kelly of Ghost Vapes in Beachwood Canyon

Today we’d like to introduce you to Tara Kelly.

Thanks for sharing your story with us Tara. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on from there.
My journey has been a really fun one with so many adventures. I was born in the U.S. grew up in a bunch of countries stretching from Central South America to Asia (the randomness place I have ever lived is the Island of New Guinea). I consider myself a New Yorker as I lived there for 11 years and it’s where I spent the most time. I’ve been in L.A. for about a year and a half and loooove it!

My career story has been equally as non-conventional but fortuitous. I started working in finance in New York and mostly by luck and circumstance I got to work alongside some of the biggest names in the industry. Most of my career was centered on marketing ideas to big thinkers+investors so I wanted to take what I had learned and market a real physical product. I lost my mother to cancer and wanted to help people who were in a similar situation as my mother.

When I came across the opportunity to work with GHOST it was a dream come true. An awesome chance to tie together my hope to help people that were in a similar situation as my mom and also help move forward the conversation on plant based medicine.

Overall, has it been relatively smooth? If not, what were some of the struggles along the way?
Struggles-there have been million! It almost seems like nothing has worked out the way I thought it would but the hardship was part of the process. Sometimes the biggest bumps were the biggest miracles I just needed perspective to get to see a complete picture.

I realize that the universe does have a plan for you and if you are open you will see that angels have your back. There were so many times I would have made different choices in my life but when I let it happen the non-obvious decisions became clearer and they typically were the best path I could have ever taken.

Please tell us about Ghost Vapes.
Our company, GHOST Vapes, is a market leader in the medical vaporizer space. We have been validated by numerous awards for user experience and design. I am most excited by our DNA as a medical tool and our ability to help people by their ability to access plant based solutions for health and wellness.

A product like the GHOST MV1 would have changed my mother’s quality of life. Since I can’t do that for her I would love to open up access for the millions of other people I can help which have challenging health issues like my mother’s.

In addition to helping people I also really love the fact that GHOST is such a fun product to use. Its appeal is helping to broaden the cultural interest in plant based health + wellness solutions which I think is a cool thing too.

If you had to go back in time and start over, would you have done anything differently?
In a humble way I probably wouldn’t change a thing b/c without the lessons I would have never had the growth. I try to take every moment as it comes and am working hard to always be present.

I might have let go of some of the baggage of the past sooner but I think every moment is perfect so what will be will be!

Ok-so maybe I would make sure that I’m more consistent with my workout 🙂


  • GHOST MV1 is $295

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Brecht VantHof-lifestyle shots
Stefania Rosini-headshot

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