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22nd Century: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) _ 22nd Century Group Inc. (XXII) on Wednesday reported a loss of $8 million in its second quarter.

The Williamsville, New York-based company said it had a loss of 6 cents per share.

The plant biotechnology company posted revenue of $5.8 million in the period.

In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, the company's shares hit $1.51. A year ago, they were trading at $2.47.

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