Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 3/23/12

The line had to be drawn somewhere. Now that the Jeremy Lin madness has cooled off a bit, it’s time for cease-and-desist letters to be delivered. What better place to start than the weed shops? As you probably know, medical marijuana dispensaries have been offering a strain of herb called the “Linsanity OG” for the past few weeks. According to the Huffington Post, Lin’s lawyers have sent cease-and-desist letters to the shops that are selling the weed.

“Their enthusiasm for Jeremy Lin got ahead of their understanding of the law,” Pamela Deese from the Washington, D.C. firm Arent Fox said.

Several shops have already complied. Josh Lebowitz, the owner of 420 Specialists of Moreno Valley, says he stopped selling the product but that Lin’s lawyers also requested a written letter of apology, which he has not put together.Why the letter of apology would be necessary, I have no idea.

Of the roughly 1,000 legalized marijuana shops in California, Lin’s lawyers say there are five or six who are violating Jeremy’s rights. Does this also mean the Shake Shack in New York City is violating his rights with the Jeremy Lin-mint milkshake? Fair is fair, right?

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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