Pharmacy Board Backs Smaller Type Size Increase
The California Pharmacy Board on Thursday voted 5-4 to use 10-point type size on prescription drug labels and to offer 12-point type if a customer requests it. The vote follows a contentious debate over the font size, with consumers and advocates arguing for the 12-point type and chain drug stores saying larger type would require larger bottles.
- "State Pharmacy Board Decision Disappoints Consumer Groups" (Steinberg, Contra Costa Times, 4/22).
- "Pharmacy Board Approves Small Type for Drug Labels" (PolitiCal, Los Angeles Times, 4/22).