Identified only as "Joakim" and "Markus", the two were part of a group of Swedish Match VIP's recently invited to visit SnusCENTRAL. Somehow, they became separated from the group and became lost in the depths of the SnusCENTRAL Command Bunker. SnusCENTRAL Security found them huddled on the floor shivering. After being treated for dehydration and lack of Swedish Snus, they discovered that their passports were missing.
Joakim and Markus were informed that, without passports, the Department of Homeland Security would consider them at best illegal aliens; at worst Snus Terrorists!
Unnamed SnusCENTRAL Officials offered the two sanctuary until their legal status in the United States could be sorted out. Unfortunately, it would be too dangerous for either to call home to Sweden or even to the Swedish Ambassador to the United States since the National Security Agency could intercept the transmission and learn the location of the SnusCENTRAL Bunker. Joakim and Markus learned that in today's political climate in America, they would be shot on site by Black Shirted Homeland Security Officers.
Joakim asked why this new fascist climate had never made the news in Sweden? "Big American Tobacco controls the Government" they were told. "All tobacco users live in constant fear of arrest and imprisonment. Worse, if a mob of rabid anti-tobacco zealots discovered them, they would be publically torn to shreds!"
To their growing horror, they learned that if Altria or Reynolds got ahold of them, they would be tortured into revealing Swedish Match snus manufacturing and marketing secrets!
That Snus Guy, Snus Reviewer, was also in hiding at SnusCENTRAL from radicals in his homeland. He advised Joakim and Markus to accept SnusCENTRAL's offer of Sanctuary or risk certain death. The two immediately accepted and were shown to a luxurious brick holding cell furnished with two beds a lavatory, and a computer which could only connect with the main SnusCENTRAL.org website.
Larry Waters, the Founding Member of SnusCENTRAL.org informed them it could take quite some time to sort out the diplomatic issues and return them safely to Sweden. In the meantime, they could pass their days responding to Member Questions on the newly created SnusCENTRAL Talk to Swedish Match section. They were under no obligation to do so, of course. But if they didn't they may find the only snus made available to them was......expired Camel SNUS!
Recoiling in terror, Joakim and Markus quickly agreed to respond to Member and Visitor questions concerning Swedish Match, Swedish Snus, American Snus, reduced harm tobacco, and Swedish Snus questions in general.
So beginning today, Snus Users, the Snus Curious, and anyone else is free to ask questions of two knowledgable members of the Swedish Match team.
In the meantime, SnusCIA Agents will provide security for the two. Mr. Waters will pursue back-door diplomatic channels to resolve the legal status of the two Swedish now illegally in the United States. He promised diligent action but warned Markus and Joakim that it could take some time to arrange their safe return to Sweden.
So take advantage of the embattled Swedes unfortunate situation and learn as much about Swedish Snus as you can while they are still in hiding.
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