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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MBP Board Meeting Agenda September 20, 2018 | 9/17/2018

​​The next meeting of the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2018, beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Board Room of the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy, 6360 I-55 North, Suite 400, Jackson, Mississippi. To view the agenda for the MBP September Meeting, 

Emergency Proclamation of the MS Board of Pharmacy - September 4, 2018 | 9/4/2018

Whereas, the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy is charged with the protection of the public health as it relates to patient safety, patient health, patient access, and patient services, and; 

Whereas, severe weather-related events can cause the displacement of numerous citizens of the State of Mississippi and other nearby States; and Whereas, in the best interest of protecting the public health and to facilitate access by the public to drugs that are vital and necessary to maintaining each individual’s health, now therefore; 

Be it resolved, in the event that a pharmacist receives a request for a prescription refill and the pharmacist is unable to obtain refill authorization from the prescriber, the pharmacist may dispense a one-time emergency refill of the prescribed NON-CONTROLLED medication, provided that; 
  1. The prescription is not for a medicinal drug listed as a Scheduled Control Substance; 
  2. The medication is essential to the maintenance of life or to the continuation of therapy; 
  3. The pharmacist must use his or her professional judgment, the interruption of therapy might reasonably produce undesirable health consequences or may cause physical or mental discomfort; 
  4. The pharmacist properly records the dispensing; 
  5. The dispensing pharmacist notifies the prescriber of the emergency dispensing with a reasonable time after the one-time emergency refill dispensing. 
​This resolution shall be effective during any State of Emergency declared by the Governor of the State of Mississippi or upon the authorization of the President of the Board due to a state of emergency in a nearby State.
Resolved through an emergency, telephonic meeting of the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy this day, September 4, 2018 at 1:00 o’clock P. M.

To download a copy of this resolution, Click Here.​

It's Renewal Time! | 8/29/2018

​The online eLicense Portal is NOW OPEN for the following 2019 Renewals: 

  • ​Pharmacist License and Controlled Substance Registration
  • Pharmacy/Facility Controlled Substance Registration
  • Drug Facility Permit 
Your renewal deadline is December 31, 2018. For online renewal questions, please email Licensing@mbp.ms.gov. 

Click Here To Renew​​

MBP Announces New PMP Website | 8/10/2018

​The Mississippi Board of Pharmacy is excited to announce the new website for the Prescription Monitoring Program. Some of the new features of the site include: 
  • Links to State Agencies and Resources
  • Mississippi Statistics
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Fillable Forms to Request Speaker
  • News and Media Links
This new website will be linked to the current PMP tab on the MBP website. The direct URL is: http://pmp.mbp.ms.gov​

MBP Releases Opioid and Benzodiazepine Analytical Report | 8/10/2018

"Today we are publishing a detailed report on Opioids and Benzodiazepines prescribed and dispensed in Mississippi. We have received multiple inquiries on this issue. This report offers all stakeholders accurate information. The Mississippi Board of Pharmacy takes seriously our responsibility to the citizens of Mississippi. Part of that responsibility is not only collecting data through the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP), but additionally in the detailed analysis of that data. We will continue in our detailed study of this data. In our effort to find ways to battle the Opioid Crisis in Mississippi, it is our hope this information will be used to make appropriate and practical decisions." - -  Steve Parker, Deputy Director, Mississippi Board of Pharmacy

To access a copy of this report, Click Here.  ​​​​​
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