NOTICE: There is a known issue impacting PMP AWARxE and Clearinghouse. TSBP is working with the vendor, Bamboo Health, to expedite resolution. Please note that a pharmacist’s duty to consult the PMP database before dispensing an outpatient prescription for an opioid, benzodiazepine, barbiturate, or carisoprodol does not apply if the pharmacist is unable to access the PMP after making and documenting a good faith effort to do so.

NOTICE: Joint Statement from TMB and TSBP Regarding Prescribed Drugs or Treatment for COVID-19 — Read it here

URGENT: Important changes are coming to the Texas PMP that will affect integration and NarxCare for certain users. Learn more here.

Coronavirus Updates:
Visit us at www.pharmacy.texas.gov/coronavirus for news and resources for both
consumers and pharmacy professionals regarding COVID-19

On March 13, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster for all Texas Counties as a result of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Updates, News & Notices     Visit TSBP Newsroom

National Pharmacy Week — October 17 - 23, 2021

To celebrate National Pharmacy Week, we’d like to share a special message from Texas State Board of Pharmacy President Julie Spier, R.Ph., and Executive Director Tim Tucker, Pharm.D.
▸ Read the message here

October 18, 2021


New Fees — Effective October 1, 2021

The Texas State Board of Pharmacy has updated its licensing and renewal fees effective October 1, 2021.
▸ See the new fees here

September 30, 2021


Tropical Storm Nicholas — Emergency Dispensing of Prescription Medications

Governor Abbott has declared a state of disaster in the following counties: Aransas, Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Galveston, Harris, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Nueces, Orange, Refugio, San Patricio, and Victoria.

Timothy Tucker, Pharm.D., Executive Director/Secretary, has authorized pharmacists in Texas to dispense up to a 30-day supply of medication (other than a Schedule II controlled substance) for patients affected in the counties of the disaster area under certain conditions.
▸ Learn more here

September 14, 2021


DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day — October 23, 2021

The DEA's next National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will be held Saturday, October 23, 2021, from 10am to 2pm. This DEA initiative "aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications" (DEA).
▸ Learn more on DEA's website

September 9, 2021


Additional Important Information