Exhibit 23.1

 

CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM

 

We consent to the incorporation by reference in this Registration Statement (No. 333-_______) on Form S-8 of 22nd Century Group, Inc. of our report dated March 11, 2021, relating to the consolidated financial statements of 22nd Century Group, Inc. appearing in the Annual Report on Form 10-K filed by 22nd Century Group, Inc. for December 31, 2020.

 

/s/ Freed Maxick CPAs, P.C.

 

Buffalo, New York

May 28, 2021