FILE -- Hydrocodone pills, also known as Vicodin, are arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. On Jan. 12, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration announced stricter labeling rules for codeine and hydrocodone medicines to keep them out of the hands of children under age 18.
FILE -- Hydrocodone pills, also known as Vicodin, are arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. On Jan. 12, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration announced stricter labeling rules for codeine and hydrocodone medicines to keep them out of the hands of children under age 18. Toby Talbot AP
FILE -- Hydrocodone pills, also known as Vicodin, are arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. On Jan. 12, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration announced stricter labeling rules for codeine and hydrocodone medicines to keep them out of the hands of children under age 18. Toby Talbot AP

FDA announces stricter labeling rules to keep codeine-based meds away from children

January 12, 2018 05:24 PM