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Table 6 Preferred medicinal cannabis types and strains in all non-headache groups, excluding 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 (450) Arthritis as primary illness (159) Mental Health Condition (417)/PTSD (69) = (486) Insomnia/Sleep Disorder (166) Gastrointestinal Disorder (51)/Crohn’s Disease (32) = (83) Overall Medicinal Cannabis Cohort (1527)
 Hybrid 162 (36%) 46 (28.9%) 138 (28.4%) 52 (31.3%) 33 (39.8%) 486 (31.8%)
 Indica 114 (25.3%) 51 (32.1%) 125 (25.7%) 74 (44.6%) 10 (12.1%) 426 (27.9%)
 Sativa 88 (19.6%) 26 (16.4%) 154 (31.7%) 32 (19.3%) 20 (24.1%) 366 (24%)
 3:1 CBD:THC 40 (8.9%) 17 (10.7%) 37 (7.6%) 2 (1.2%) 10 (12.1%) 120 (7.9%)
 1:1 CBD:THC 43 (9.6%) 16 (10.1%) 30 (6.2%) 6 (3.6%) 10 (12.1%) 121 (7.9%)
 No response 3 (0.7%) 3 (1.9%) 2 (0.4%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 8 (0.5%)
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 (33; 10.5%) OG Shark (11; 9.3%) Jack Herer (42; 11.6%) Lemon Sour Diesel (17; 14.4%) Island Sweet Skunk (7; 10.6%) Jack Herer (93; 8.9%)
  Pink Kush (30; 9.6%) Cannatonic (10; 8.5%) Island Sweet Skunk (39; 10.7%) OG shark (10; 8.5%) Jack Herer (6; 9%) Pink Kush (87; 8.3%)
  CBD House Blend (29; 9.3%) Sweet Skunk CBD (9; 7.6%) White Widow (38; 10.5%) Skywalker OG (10; 8.5%) Warlock CBD (6; 9%) OG Shark (86; 8.2%)
  Skywalker OG (22; 7%) CBD House Blend (9; 7.6%) Jean Guy (28; 7.7%) Pink Kush (10; 8.5%) Sweet Skunk CBD (5; 7.6%) Island Sweet Skunk (86; 8.2%)
  Warlock CBD (21; 6.7%) Jack Herer (9; 7.6%) Pink Kush (27; 7.4%) Jack Herer (9; 7.6%) White Widow (5; 7.6%) White Widow (83; 7.9%)
  Jack Herer (20; 6.4%) Indica House Blend (8; 6.8%) Lemon Sour Diesel (26; 7.2%) White Widow (9; 7.6%) Hybrid House Blend (5; 7.6%) Lemon Sour Diesel (81; 7.7%)
  Master Kush (19; 6.1%) Warlock CBD (7; 5.9%) OG Shark (23; 6.3%) Afghani (7; 5.9%) Afghani (4; 6%) Jean Guy (65; 6.2%)
  Black Tuna (19; 6.1%) Lemon Sour Diesel (7; 5.9%) Sweet Skunk CBD (21; 5.8%) Black Tuna (7; 5.9%) Black Tuna (4; 6%) Warlock CBD (63; 6%)
  Afghani (18; 5.8%) White Widow (7; 5.9%) Afghani (20; 5.5%) Sweet Skunk CBD (6; 5.1%) Lemon Sour Diesel (4; 6%) CBD House Blend (63; 6%)
  Lemon Sour Diesel (18; 5.8%) Pink Kush (7; 5.9%) Warlock CBD (20; 5.5%) Island Sweet Skunk (6; 5.1%) Headband (4; 6%) Skywalker OG (62; 5.9%)
  Island Sweet Skunk (18; 5.8%) Hybrid House Blend (6; 5.1%) Cannatonic (18; 5%) Indica House Blend (6; 5.1%) Cannatonic (4; 6%) Sweet Skunk CBD (60; 5.7%)
  Sweet Skunk CBD (17; 5.4%) Master Kush (6; 5.1%) Master Kush (17; 4.7%) Master Kush (6; 5.1%) CBD House Blend (3; 4.6%) Afghani (59; 5.6%)
  Cannatonic (17; 5.4%) Island Sweet Skunk (6; 5.1%) Skywalker OG (16; 4.4%) Jean Guy (5; 4.2%) Purple Kush (3; 4.6%) Cannatonic (59; 5.6%)
  Jean Guy (17; 5.4%) Girl Scout Cookies (GSC) (6; 5.1%) Hybrid House Blend (15; 4.1%) Blueberry (5; 4.2%) Jean Guy (3; 4.6%) Master Kush (54; 5.1%)
  Girl Scout Cookies (GSC) (15; 4.8%) Skywalker OG (5; 4.2%), Jean Guy (5; 4.2%) Black Tuna (13; 3.6%) Mango (5; 4.2%) Pink Kush (3; 4.6%) Black Tuna (50; 4.8%)