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Table 5 Preferred medicinal cannabis types and strains in all non-headache groups, including patients with headache as primary symptom

From: Patterns of medicinal cannabis use, strain analysis, and substitution effect among patients with migraine, headache, arthritis, and chronic pain in a medicinal cannabis cohort

Preferred Cannabis Type
  Chronic pain as primary illness (598) Arthritis as primary illness (188) Mental Health Condition (548) /PTSD (93) = (641) Insomnia/Sleep Disorder (198) Gastrointestinal Disorder (62) /Crohn’s Disease (35) = (97) Overall Medicinal Cannabis Cohort (2032)
 Hybrid 221 (37%) 57 (30.3%) 177 (27.6%) 61 (30.8%) 37 (38.1%) 651 (32%)
 Indica 152 (25.4%) 56 (29.8%) 173 (27%) 88 (44.4%) 16 (16.5%) 569 (28%)
 Sativa 121 (20.2%) 34 (18.1%) 207 (32.3%) 39 (19.7%) 23 (23.7%) 502 (24.7%)
 3:1 CBD:THC 49 (8.2%) 22 (11.7%) 46 (7.2%) 3 (1.5%) 11 (11.3%) 154 (7.6%)
 1:1 CBD:THC 52 (8.7%) 16 (8.5%) 35 (5.5%) 7 (3.5%) 10 (10.3%) 146 (7.2%)
 No response 3 (0.5%) 3 (1.6%) 3 (0.5%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (0.49%)
Preferred Cannabis Strains (top 15)
  Chronic pain as primary illness Arthritis as primary illness Mental Health Condition/PTSD Insomnia/Sleep Disorder Gastrointestinal Disorder/Crohn’s Disease Overall Medicinal Cannabis Cohort
  OG Shark (43; 10.5%) Sweet Skunk CBD (13; 8.8%) Jack Herer (52; 10.8%) Lemon Sour Diesel (20; 13.8%) Island Sweet Skunk (8; 9.8%) OG Shark (120; 8.6%)
  CBD House Blend (34; 8.3%) OG Shark (12; 8.1%) Island Sweet Skunk (50; 10.4%) OG shark (15; 10.4%) Jack Herer (8; 9.8%) Jack Herer (119; 8.5%)
  Pink Kush (34; 8.3%) Cannatonic (11; 7.4%) White Widow (46; 9.6%) Skywalker OG (13; 9%) Black Tuna (7; 8.5%) White Widow (109; 7.8%)
  Skywalker OG (29; 7.1%) CBD House Blend (10; 6.8%) Jean Guy (41; 8.5%) Pink Kush (12; 8.3%) Afghani (6; 7.3%) Lemon Sour Diesel (109; 7.8%)
  Master Kush (28; 6.8%) Indica House Blend (9; 6.1%) Lemon Sour Diesel (37; 7.7%) Jack Herer (10; 6.9%) Warlock CBD (6; 7.3%) Pink Kush (109; 7.8%)
  Warlock CBD (28; 6.8%) Jack Herer (9; 6.1%) Pink Kush (35; 7.3%) White Widow (9; 6.2%) White Widow (6; 7.3%) Island Sweet Skunk (107; 7.6%)
  Black Tuna (27; 6.6%) Warlock CBD (8; 5.4%) OG Shark (34; 7.1%) Afghani (8; 5.5%) CBD House Blend (5; 6.1%) Jean Guy (95; 6.8%)
  Jean Guy (26; 6.3%) Lemon Sour Diesel (8; 5.4%) Sweet Skunk CBD (30; 6.2%) Indica House Blend (7; 4.8%) Sweet Skunk CBD (5; 6.1%) Skywalker OG (90; 6.4%)
  Lemon Sour Diesel (26; 6.3%) White Widow (8; 5.4%) Afghani (28; 5.8%) Sweet Skunk CBD (7; 4.8%) Hybrid House Blend (5; 6.1%) Afghani (87; 6.2%)
  Jack Herer (25; 6.1%) Island Sweet Skunk (8; 5.4%) Skywalker OG (24; 5%) Island Sweet Skunk (7; 4.8%) Pink Kush (5; 6.1%) Sweet Skunk CBD (81; 5.8%)
  Cannatonic (24; 5.8%) Hybrid House Blend (7; 4.7%) Master Kush (24; 5%) Black Tuna (7; 4.8%) Cannatonic (4; 4.9%) Cannatonic (77; 5.5%)
  White Widow (24; 5.8%) Master Kush (7; 4.7%) Hybrid House Blend (23; 4.8%) Jean Guy (6; 4.1%) Lemon Sour Diesel (4; 4.9%) Warlock CBD (77; 5.5%)
  Island Sweet Skunk (22; 5.4%) Pink Kush (7; 4.7%) Warlock CBD (21; 4.4%) Rock Star (6; 4.1%) Headband (4; 4.9%) CBD House Blend (76; 5.4%)
  Sweet Skunk CBD (21; 5.1%) Skywalker OG (7; 4.7%) Cannatonic (20; 4.2%) Sour Diesel (6; 4.1%) OG Shark (3; 3.7%) Master Kush (75; 5.4%)
  Headband (20; 4.9%) Afghani (6; 4.1%), Blueberry (6; 4.1%), Girl Scout Cookies (GSC) (6; 4.1%), Jean Guy (6; 4.1%) Black Tuna (16; 3.3%) Master Kush (6; 4.1%), Mango (6; 4.1%) Jean Guy (3; 3.7%), Blueberry (3; 3.7%), Purple Kush (3; 3.7%) Black Tuna (70; 5%)