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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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Funding from Beedie Capital Partners (BCP) and GrowthWorks will be used to power ResponseTek's ongoing global expansion to meet increasing demand for a better understanding of customers' reactions, challenges and purchase decisions.
Jackie Beedie, Chairman of the Bahrain Marathon Relay organising committee said, 'We are very pleased to have such a great institution as Standard Chartered become a main sponsor.
He subsequently pled guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to eighteen months' imprisonment, but the sentence was suspended for two years, no Beedie appealed his sentence, and the court quashed the conviction, holding that none of the "special circumstances" cited in Connelly justified the subsequent prosecution.
SFU is active in offering Canada's longest-standing Executive Master's in Business Administration program for sustainable mining with the help of its Beedie School of Business, and even hosts the Responsible Minerals Sector Initiative.
Inn McCarthy is the director of the Centre for Biotechnology Management at Simon Fraser University's Beedie School of Business.
Edward Bukszar, "Analyzing the US/China Currency Dispute, and Its Impact on Canada" (Vancouver: Jack Austin Centre for Asia Pacific Business Studies, Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University, October 2011), http://beedie.
In investigating emotional experiences among BASE jumpers and skydivers, we believe that the distinction between hedonic and eudaimonic emotions makes sense, and will make use of these concepts in our analyses (see also Beedie, Terry, & Lane, 2000; Delle Faveaaa, Bassi, & Massimini, 2003)
Christina Atanasova is an Assistant Professor at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, BC, Canada.
The study authored by professors Yupin Yang of the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver and Mengze Shi from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, described the rise and fall of celebrated athletes using data from the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1987 to 2008.
In an email from Alison Beedie, DH senior policy officer for the Children, Families and Maternity Directorate, the importance of the resource was acknowledged: 'We know that that both The pregnancy book and Birth to five are highly regarded by both parents and professionals and are keen to ensure the information remains available to all.
Familial support was found to be protective against hopelessness (Bayat, Erdem, & Gul Kuzucu, 2008; Beedie & Kennedy, 2002).