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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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Other singles: Veterans Hurdle winner Ronald Wright; runner-up Kevin Monaghan; Ladies Presidents winner Joan Russell; runner-up Nanette Clarke; Dundalk Cup (Handicap) winner Wallace Clarke; runner-up Steven Morrison; Sheppard Quaich winner Lawrence Beedie; runner-up Joan Russell.
Mr Beedie, known as Dougie, died suddenly at home on August 18.
Andrey Pavlov, professor, Beedie School of Business, 604.763.3696; apavlov@sfu.ca
Beedie, C., Mann, S., Jimenez, A., Domone, S., & Wade, M., 2016, Program resistance training required for positive effects on body composition in community programs.
* Knox, Rahman, and Beedie (2017) found patients with HF reported increased quality of life when telehealth was used to support care management, particularly with repeated contact.
Since there is a shortage in well controlled experimental studies in this area, it was suggested that researchers investigating the placebo effects in sports and exercise use a no-intervention control condition alongside placebo and experimental conditions (Beedie, 2007).
Emotion involves physiological responses (i.e., increased arousal and muscle tension) and has specific action tendencies, which may mediate subsequent behaviors (Beedie and Lane, 2012; Hanin, 2010; Lane et al., 2011; Lazarus, 2000).
Duncan Beedie is an author and illustrator with more than fourteen years' experience working in children's media.
Oxford-educated Alan Beedie, 53, blamed austerity cuts for his "difficult" decision to go at the end of the academic year.