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Charlotte Figi, the Colorado girl who inspired the CBD movement, dies following illness suspected to be coronavirus

John Ingold, Colorado Sun
In this Feb. 7, 2014 file photo, Matt Figi hugs his once severely-ill seven-year-old daughter Charlotte inside a greenhouse for the strain of medical marijuana known as Charlotte's Web, which was named after the girl early in her treatment for crippling severe epilepsy, west of Colorado Springs, (AP Photo, Brennan Linsley, File)

Charlotte Figi, the Colorado Springs girl who, as a gleeful and fragile child, launched a movement that led to sweeping changes in marijuana laws across the globe, has died from complications possibly related to the new coronavirus.

She was 13.

Charlotte’s death was announced by a family friend Tuesday night on the Facebook page of her mother, Paige Figi.

“Charlotte is no longer suffering. She is seizure-free forever. Thank you so much for all of your love,” read the post, which also asked the public to respect Figi’s family’s privacy.

Read more via The Colorado Sun.

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