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beedi

Drug slang
A regional term for commercially produced cigarettes from India which may be “enhanced” with marijuana, cocaine, etc.

Occupational medicine
Beedis are manufactured as a cottage industry which exposes workers to high levels of cotinine.

Public health
A type of inexpensive cigarette, commonly—up to 50% of Indian tobacco consumption—smoked in India and South Asia, which consists of flake tobacco rolled in a tendu leaf.
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