05/31/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Ken Buck: Medical Marijuana In Colorado Is "None Of The Federal Government's Business"

The Republican hopeful bucked convention on a number of other fronts during his stump. When asked for his views on the complicated legal issues surrounding the medicinal use of marijuana, as permitted in the Colorado Constitution, Buck emphasized state's rights.

"If the State of Colorado decides it wants to legalize marijuana, the marijuana is grown in Colorado, it is distributed in Colorado, it is used in Colorado, it is none of the federal government's business what happens here," he said. "The federal government needs to understand what the 10th Amendment says."

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