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Gabapentin Becomes Controlled Substance on July 1, 2018

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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 Announces 2018 Legislative Priorities

TPA’s TOP LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES FOR 2018 TPA routinely sends out legislative action alerts during each Tennessee General Assembly legislative session, to request action from members and to facilitate communications between … read more


Happy Friday from TPA

[For Members] Thanksgiving • Turning the Tide: Collaborating to Prevent Opioid Abuse • MTM in Medicaid Pilot Program • Definition of “Preventive Care” in Collaborative Pharmacy Practice • Thanks to … read more


NEWStream:  Amazon, New Drugs, Kratom, Opioids, BP Guidelines, Drug Costs, Association News, and More!

[For Members] The FDA has issued a public health advisory regarding “deadly risks” associated with the use of opioid alternative kratom. • Amazon says it won’t use its Tennessee pharmacy license to sell … read more


NEWStream: Amazon, Opioid Crisis, Flu Season, Shortages, Pricing, OSHA, TPA News, and More!

View the Tennessee Pharmacist NEWStream emailed to TPA members on November 7, 2017, as well as other recent issues.


NEWStream: ACA, Take-Back Day, Shortages, Vaccine, New PBM, H7N9, TPA News, and Much More!

View the Tennessee Pharmacist NEWStream emailed to TPA members on October 25, 2017, as well as other recent issues.


Implementation of USP General Chapter <800> Postponed Until Dec. 1, 2019

BREAKING NEWS: U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) has announced its intent to postpone implementation of USP General Chapter <800> Hazardous Drugs – Handling in Healthcare Settings until December 1, 2019. The purpose … read more


Important Updates from the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy Meeting

IN THIS POST: TPA Community Pharmacy Transformation Pilot Project APPROVED by Tennessee Board of Pharmacy Adam Rodgers, PharmD, Selected by Governor Bill Haslam as Next Pharmacist Member of the Tennessee Board … read more