An estimated £200,000 worth of cannabis and cannabis resin has been recovered by Cumbria Police.
It was found after a vehicle was stopped on the M6 Northbound between junctions 42 and 43, on Wednesday 25 March.
Derek Owen, 61, of Glebe Hey, Netherley, Liverpool, has been charged with two counts of possession of a class B drug with intent to supply.
He'll appear at North Cumbria Magistrates Court on Thursday 26 March.
Detective Sergeant Jason Robinson says "some of the biggest drugs seizures we have made
this year have been made in very rural locations across Cumbria"
Cumbria police are urging rural communities to help battle drug problems in the county.
It comes after officers discovered five cannabis farms - some in rural locations - between February and March.
Around £1 million worth of cannabis has been seized and 29 people have been arrested.
Officers are urging farmers and people living in villages to watch out for any suspicious activity in remote buildings.
Cumbria Police are appealing to rural communities to help them crack down on drugs. The plea comes after officers discovered five cannabis farms mainly in rural areas, between February and March. It led to the seizure of around £1m worth of cannabis.
Detective Sergeant Jason Robinson said:
Police are encouraging farmers and members of rural communities to be aware and keep a lookout for tell-tale signs of properties that may be storing or cultivating drugs.