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New Tennessee Laws Effective January 1, 2019

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An Open Letter Supporting the Pharmacy Community

On Monday, Fox News reporter Geraldo Rivera ran a story on the opioid crisis. As part of his story, he accompanied the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on a “raid” of four community … read more


Gabapentin Becomes Controlled Substance on July 1, 2018

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New Pharmacy-Based Drug Disposal Grant Opportunity

TPA Partners with Count It! Lock It! Drop It! to Offer Grants to Support Pharmacy-Based Drug Disposal Options for Patients! The Tennessee Pharmacists Association (TPA) and Count It! Lock It! Drop It! are proud to … read more


Advocacy Alert: End of Session Summary

The 110th Tennessee General Assembly adjourned last week. Thanks to the advocacy and engagement of our active members, TPA successfully achieved several very important legislative victories to support our patients … read more


Advocacy Alert: Support “Pharmacy & Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act” (HR 592 / S 109) – ONGOING EFFORT

[Ongoing effort; originally posted August 6, 2015] Your United States Representatives and Senators are currently in recess during the month of August, which means they will likely be in your … read more


ADVOCACY ALERT: Important Pharmacy Priority Bills PASSED This Week!

This week was an extremely important week for TPA pharmacy priority legislation! Several TPA-supported legislative initiatives are moving forward. Some of these bills are still being considered, so make sure to … read more


Advocacy Alert: Important Votes In House and Senate NEXT WEEK!

TPA Needs Your Help TODAY! Below are several important pieces of pharmacy-related legislation being considered by the Tennessee General Assembly. Please take a few minutes to contact your state legislators … read more


TPA NEWStream: 2nd Wave of Flu, Antibiotic Resistance, Child Overdoses, Drug Take-Back Day, Member Spotlight, Compounding, Surveys, and More!

The Tennessee Pharmacist NEWStream brings you news about TPA, our members, and the world of pharmacy in general. For a lot more news and information any time, visit the TPA website. Read more…


Advocacy Alert: Contact Your Legislators Today!

TPA Needs Your Help TODAY! Below are several important pieces of pharmacy-related legislation being considered by the Tennessee General Assembly. Please take a few minutes to contact your state legislators … read more