SISA

    • 2.26.14

      I Spent the Night in Greece's Favorite Drug Hangout

      Just next to us, Ali—a 55-year-old man from Afghanistan—won't let me take his picture. "My kids are studying abroad. I wouldn’t want them to see me like this," he says. Ali started using heroin and sisa when he lost his home. "Living here is tough," he...

    • 5.16.13

      Sisa: Cocaine of the Poor

      A new drug called sisa is tearing its way through Athens' poor.

    • 5.16.13

      Austerity's Drug of Choice

      Greece's infamous new drug, sisa, is basically meth and filler ingredients like battery acid, engine oil, shampoo, and cooking salt. The majority of its users are poor, often homeless, city dwellers reeling from the psychological and physical impacts...

    • 5.16.13

      Sisa: Cocaine of the Poor

      A new drug called sisa is tearing its way through Athens' poor. The ingredients are basically meth and filler things like battery acid, engine oil, shampoo, and cooking salt. It acts faster and the effects last longer than coke, and it can be produced...

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