The Mississippi Board of Pharmacy was established by legislative action in 1920. The mission of the Board is to protect and promote the health of Mississippi citizens by regulating and controlling the practice of pharmacy and the distribution of prescription drugs and devices.

The Mississippi Board of Pharmacy is comprised of seven pharmacist members, all appointed by the Governor. They are assisted by an administrative staff headed by an Executive Director appointed by the Board.

The Mississippi Board of Pharmacy has moved to expanded facilities located at 6360 I 55 North, Suite 400, Jackson, Mississippi 39211.Telephone numbers for the new location are 601-899-8880 for the main office and fax at 601-899-8851. The Prescription Monitoring Program may be reached at 601-899-0138 and fax at 601-899-8904.​​​​​​

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URGENT NOTICE: Please Verify All Controlled Substance Prescriptions Under Dr. Ben W. Harrelson, DMD | 6/22/2018

​Pl​ease call to verify any prescriptions written for a controlled substance under Dr. Ben W. Harrelson, DMD, with Willowbrook Dental Center at 662-327-4523. 

Willowbrook Dental Center
540 Willowbrook Rd. 
Columbus, MS 39705

If the prescription is not authorized, please contact the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics at 601-371-3600. 

Naloxone Statewide Standing Order | 5/31/2018

Through a standing order issued by the Mississippi State Health Officer Dr. Mary Currier, pharmacists are now permitted to dispense by request the narcotic blocker naloxone. A prescription from​ a doctor or other medical practitioner is not required. 

We urge you to read the Joint Press Release issued today: 

To view or download the Naloxone Statewide Standing Order:
Please follow these simple steps from Cheri Atwood, Mississippi Board of Pharmacy's Director of Compliance, to dispense: 

  1. ​Maintain proof of completion of Board approved training program. 

  2. Maintain a copy of the standing order. 

  3. Reduce the standing order to a prescription (prescriber is the physician that issued the standing order/Dr. Mary Currier issued the Statewide Standing Order) - fill and file the prescription as a legend drug. 

  4. Provide proper counseling on the use of the medication.  ​​​​

MBP Board Meeting Summary Report: May 2018 | 5/18/2018

​​The Mississippi Board of Pharmacy met on May 17, 2018 to conduct business and hold disciplinary hearings. Please click the following link MBP Board Meeting Summary Report: May 2018 to read a synopsis of the items presented or considered by the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy during their May meeting. ​​

It's Renewal Time! 2018 DME Renewal | 5/9/2018

The July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019 Durable Medical Equipment Permit Renewal Period is now officially open. 

If there are no changes to your permit, you must renew online. 
  • ​If this is your first time to renew, you must log on as a new user. 
  • If you renewed online during the last renewal period, you will log in as a returning user. 
For more information about the 2018 DME Renewal and to RENEW ONLINE, Click Here.

If you have questions, please email Licensing@mbp.ms.gov.

Please Join Us For A Retirement Reception Honoring Frank E. Gammill | 5/1/2018

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