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22nd Century: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) _ 22nd Century Group Inc. (XXII) on Tuesday reported a first-quarter loss of $2.1 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

The Williamsville, New York-based company said it had a loss of 2 cents per share.

The plant biotechnology company posted revenue of $6.3 million in the period.

The company's shares closed at $2.21. A year ago, they were trading at $2.32.

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