California marijuana buzz is huge, but Los Angeles sellers still can’t …

State law has made it legal since New Year’s Day for Californians to buy marijuana to get high — not just to treat their medical ills. Full legalization of the drug has been a blockbuster hit for many of the 134 businesses licensed as of Wednesday for “recreational” sales, with sales up nearly three-fold in some stores.

But the boom times in the state’s fledgling legal marijuana era have not been spread equally. Fresno and Riverside counties have prohibited cannabis sales. Many other cities have been slow to write regulations and grant permission. And the single largest market more at