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. 

MBP Seeking Executive Director: Application Deadline Extended | 6/6/2018

Due to an overwhelming response, the MBP has decided to extend the application deadline for the Executive Director Position. The subcommittee will continue to deliberate and review application as they are received. Please submit all applications and supporting documents no later than July 6, 2018

The Mississippi Board of Pharmacy will soon have an opening for the Executive Director position and is now accepting applications from candidates who meet the qualifications. Details regarding qualifications and the application process are outlined below: 


  • The Executive Director of the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy shall be a citizen of Mississippi and a pharmacist licensed in good standing to practice pharmacy in the State of Mississippi.
  • The Executive Director shall have five (5) years of experience as a pharmacist. 

Duties and Responsibilities

As outlined in Article XXXVII of the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy Rules and Regulations: http://www.mbp.ms.gov/Pages/Regulations.aspx

How to Apply?

To apply for the Executive Director position with the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy, please send the following items via U.S. Mail: 

  • Letter of Interest including why you are interested in the position as well as goals you have for the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy 
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Three (3) Letters of Reference

To download a full copy of the qualifications and steps to apply, Click Here.

Applicants much submit ALL INFORMATION via U.S. Mail. Emailed items WILL NOT be accepted. Applications should be mailed to the following address:

Mississippi Board of Pharmacy
P.O. Box 16768
Jackson, MS 39236

NOTE: Emailed items will not be accepted​​​​​​​​​​​

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.  ​​​​

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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