Maine Pharmacy Association

Spring 2014 Convention and Trade Show

April 25th -27th
Hilton Garden Inn
Freeport, Maine
Exhibitors and Sponsors:  Please click here for more information.
Come join your colleagues in Freeport for a weekend filled with a wide variety of CE programming, professional networking, and celebration of our profession.  You can complete your yearly CE requirements in a single weekend, since all programming is [...]

Bipartisan House bill would designate pharmacists as healthcare providers!

Today an alliance of pharmacy organizations has launched one of the most important legislative initiatives in the history of our profession!  A bipartisan bill, HR 4190, has been introduced in the US Congress that would amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to include pharmacists as providers and enable patient access to, [...]

Google, Facebook, Visa work with Feds to Protect Your Drug Supply

“The upside of online shopping is that it puts the Internet’s full selection at your fingertips. The downside is that it’s harder to know exactly what you’re buying. When it comes to buying medicine, that downside can be deadly. Illegal online pharmacies are a particularly dangerous and elusive sector of the growing [...]

Update: Lawsuit against the Maine Rx Importation Law

Dear pharmacy friends and colleagues,
It goes without saying that we’ve been disappointed with the lack of progress on our lawsuit against Maine’s new ordinance to allow prescription drug importation.  So, on January 15th, 2014, we respectfully filed a motion for prompt resolution of pending motions.  This action enabled our attorneys to have a [...]

Maine Pharmacist Amelia Arnold Speaks in Washington DC

Ms. Arnold spoke at the Partnership for Safe Medicine’s Interchange 2013 Conference in Washington, DC, about the events in her state that resulted in the passage of a controversial law that allows non-FDA approved medication to be imported from unregulated sources into the state of Maine.
At the heart of this recent law is [...]


We are the first professional state pharmacy association in the country. The Maine Pharmacy Association has been serving the interests of Maine pharmacy since 1867.

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    The Maine Pharmacy Association has been serving the interests of Maine pharmacy since 1867. We are the first professional state pharmacy association in the country.

    Pharmacists join the MPA realizing that they can accomplish more for their profession through an association than as individuals. Rules, regulations, legislative issues and the practice of pharmacy are changing on a daily basis. The MPA will help make this evolution a rewarding experience for the individual pharmacist, pharmacy or technician.

    The Maine Pharmacy Association offers strength and professionalism through association. We invite you to join with your professional colleagues to enhance the progress of pharmacy in Maine.

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