Greece grapples with new drug menace

Ailing economy blamed for making many young people vulnerable to drug variants sold on the cheap.

Greece’s economic crisis has made many young people vulnerable to a dangerous new drug called shisha.

Known as cocaine for the poor, it is a variant of crystal meth and has the potential to send users into a state of mindless violence. Drug experts say shisha has spread rapidly over three years, because it is unlike traditional drugs.

Al Jazeera’s John Psaropoulos reports from Athens.

Source: Al Jazeera

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