The Mirror, 24 mars 2005
By Patrick Lejtenyi

With the decriminalization debate, the Mayerthorpe killings, former Marijuana Party chief Marc-Boris St-Maurice's defection to the Liberals, and his current legal battles, confused pot aficionados may want to hear some straight talk about their favourite weed.

Ska fans upset about the recent closing of Stomp Records' Latin Quarter store may find some solace when they find a cannabis café there by late September. The city's pot politics braintrust - the provincial Bloc Pot and the federal Marijuana Party - will be opening the space for weed aficionados to meet, spark, smoke and discuss the current state of drug laws, right in the middle of one of the busiest and most tourist-friendly neighbourhoods in the city.