UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

November 9, 2017

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22nd Century Group, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

Nevada 001-36338 98-0468420
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation) (Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
     

9530 Main Street

Clarence, New York

(Address of Principal Executive Office)

14031

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (716) 270-1523

 

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Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter). Emerging growth company    ¨

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.     ¨

 

 

 

 

 

 

Item 2.02: Disclosure of Results of Operations and Financial Condition

 

On November 9, 2017, 22nd Century Group, Inc. issued an earnings release for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2017, which is attached as Exhibit 99.1.

 

The information furnished under this Item 2.02, including Exhibit 99.1 incorporated by reference herein, shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

 

Item 9.01(d): Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

Exhibit 99.1 Press Release, dated November 9, 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

    22nd Century Group, Inc.
     
     
    /s/ Thomas L. James
Date: November 9, 2017   Thomas L. James, Esq.
    Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary