Charlotte Figi, young girl who pioneered medical marijuana for epilepsy, dies of coronavirus complications

  • Colo. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. Charlotte Figi, a girl with a rare form of epilepsy whose recovery inspired the name of a medical marijuana oil that drew families of children with similar health problems to Colorado for treatment, has died, according to the nonprofit organization founded by her mother.
  • A representative for Realm of Caring, the non-profit tied to Figi’s cause, confirmed to ABC News that Figi’s death was due to complications of COVID-19.

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