Paige Figi hasn’t spoken publicly about her daughter Charlotte within the 10 months because the teenager’s passing. It’s an uncommon, if welcome, change of tempo contemplating the Colorado Springs duo spent practically a decade within the highlight main a campaign for medicinal marijuana that helped change each legal guidelines and lives.

Charlotte, whose battle with Dravet syndrome and subsequent remedy popularized the usage of cannabidiol, or CBD, died final April after contracting what the household suspects was COVID-19. The 13-year-old later was cremated, Figi stated, however the pandemic prevented her mother and father from making any funeral plans. That’s, till now.

On April 7 — formally dubbed Charlotte Figi Day in Colorado — household, buddies and followers are invited to hitch a digital celebration of life known as Rock the RoC. Hosted by Realm of Caring, a nonprofit group devoted to medical marijuana analysis, training and advocacy, the two-hour occasion will function stay performances by the Avett Brothers, the Warfare and Treaty, and Ruthie Foster, plus visitor appearances from Gov. Jared Polis, CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta and extra.

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