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Australia Wants To Light Up With Massive #YesToPot Campaign

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A network spokesman told BuzzFeed more than 65,000 people have voted on the eve of its special Insight program; with the #YesToPot campaign receiving nearly 90% support.

Part of the campaign has seen large billboards containing synthetic cannabis plants erected in Melbourne and Sydney, with passers-by encouraged to cast a vote.

When a vote is cast one of the cannabis plants gets gassed with weedkiller.

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However, Insight hopes to zero in on the issue of medical marijuana on Tuesday night's show.

It comes in the wake of a private letter which revealed Prime Minister Tony Abbott (pictured) endorses the use of medical cannabis and the New South Wales government has effectively decriminalized the practice.

The program will interview a mother who treats her daughter with cannabis oil to help cope with seizures and a former policeman and naval officer who uses it to minimise pain from a knee injury.

Several American states have already legalised the medical use of marijuana read the full list here.

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