Recent News Highlights

August 24, 2023: The 2023 Texas Legislature approved funding for the Texas State Board of Pharmacy to offer statewide integration of the PMP in pharmacy management systems and NarxCare access at no cost to pharmacies beginning September 1, 2023. Learn more on our website here.

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TSBP Monthly Newsletter | October 2023

Our October 2023 newsletter was released today. Read and subscribe to receive it below:
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October 31, 2023


TSBP Welcomes Incoming Executive Director

TSBP is pleased to announce the hiring of Daniel R. Carroll, Pharm.D., R.Ph., as TSBP’s Executive Director/Secretary. Dr. Carroll’s tenure as Executive Director begins October 23, 2023.
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October 23, 2023


State and National Pharmacist Month | October 2023

Governor Greg Abbott has proclaimed October 2023 to be Pharmacist Month in Texas. This recognition coincides with the celebration of October as American Pharmacists Month. From the declaration: "Each year, the month of October is set aside in order to shed light on this vital profession [...] I encourage all Texans to recognize the outstanding work of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, without whom our health care system would not properly function." Click the links below to read the proclamation in full and to read a special message from TSBP President Julie Spier, R.Ph.:
▸ Read the governor's proclamation
▸ Read President Spier's message

October 10, 2023


DEA Take Back Day | October 28, 2023

The next DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will be held October 28, 2023, from 10am to 2pm. From the DEA: "The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day 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."
▸ Learn more on DEA's website
▸ Search for a disposal site near you year-round

October 3, 2023


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