Occupied and High in Jerusalem

Some young Palestinians in Occupied East Jerusalem are turning to drugs, including a new and dangerous synthetic cannabis product called “Mr. Niceguy.”

For AJ+, I went to Jerusalem and spoke with users, anti-drug activists and a treatment specialist to find out how Israel’s illegal military occupation is contributing to increased drug use among Palestinians.

Watch the three-part series below.

Part 1, Mr. Niceguy:

Par 2, Absent Authority:

Part 3, Fighting Back: