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January 1, 2019: Warning notice required on opioid container

Warning notice required on opioid container

January 01, 2019 942

SB 1109  requires a warning notice be prominently displayed on the label or container of an opioid dispensed to a patient for outpatient use. The notice must state: "Caution. Opioid. Risk of overdose and addiction." The law requires the notice be displayed "by means of a flag or other notification mechanism attached to the container."