The accused was identified as 28-year-old Parama Guru K hailing from Chennai.
The decision has drawn a sharp reaction from the opposition parties in the state.
Though nearly 1,000 families from Dhoolpet were involved in the illicit liquor trade, only 505 people were rehabilitated with the financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh, that was, provided through a loan.
The plea has sought court's directions to the government to frame rules permitting and regulating use of cannabis, especially for medicinal purposes.
The use of narcotic substances such as cannabis has witnessed a steep rise in the city of pearls.
The police seized 82 kg cannabis hidden in an improvised chamber of a car and arrested four persons in connection with it.
Called Lowell Farms: A Cannabis Cafe, the much-hyped 240-seat establishment is open to people 21 and over, who can order from a cannabis menu just like they would a wine bottle.
People aged over 18 will be allowed to possess up to 50 grams of cannabis and cultivate two plants - or a maximum of four per household.
Back in 2000, the Manipur government had imposed a ban on the cultivation of cannabis under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.
A few elected representatives have been demanding the legalisation of cannabis through controlled cultivation, saying it can help boost the economy of the state.
Experts who pitched for legalisation of medicinal use of cannabis said that India can bring a revolution in pain management with cannabis by using ayurvedic knowledge.
Nurjaha Khatun, a resident of Motihari in Bihar, has been living at his daughter's home at Ratnanagar municipality-2 in Chitwan.
Researchers in the US found that among the 65 per cent of people taking cannabis for pain, 80 per cent found it was very or extremely helpful.
The snow-capped mountains and gushing brooks of Himachal seem straight out of a Tennyson poem but there’s a stark side to this seeming serenity: ever-increasing drug cultivation and abuse.