LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Schall Law Firm, a national shareholder rights litigation firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit against 22nd Century Group, Inc. (“22nd Century Group” or “the Company”) (NYSE: XXII) for violations of §§10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Investors who purchased the Company's shares between February 18, 2016 and October 25, 2018, inclusive (the ''Class Period''), are encouraged to contact the firm before March 22, 2019.
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The class, in this case, has not yet been certified, and until certification occurs, you are not represented by an attorney. If you choose to take no action, you can remain an absent class member.
According to the Complaint, the Company made false and misleading statements to the market. 22nd Century Group’s stock was manipulated by paid stock promoters. This activity subjected the company to heightened scrutiny by the SEC. Based on these facts, the Company’s public statements were false and materially misleading throughout the class period. When the market learned the truth about 22nd Century Group, investors suffered damage.
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