Maine Pharmacy Association

Pharmacists Nutting and Chace Elected to Maine House of Representatives!

Congratulations to pharmacists Bob Nutting of Oakland and Paul Chace of Durham who were elected to Maine’s 127th Legislature!  Bob Nutting, Speaker of the House in the 125th Legislature, was re-elected to represent Maine District 78.  Paul Chace won his first political race to represent Maine District 46.  Not since 2004 have two pharmacists simultaneously served in Maine’s legislature (Bob […]

Diversion Alert – A Spotlight on Drug Abuse

In response to increasing prescription drug abuse and diversion in Maine, Diversion Alert launched statewide in June 2013 with funding from Maine’s Attorney General. Diversion Alert is not the same as Maine’s Prescription Monitoring Program. Diversion Alert’s mission is to address Maine’s prescription drug abuse epidemic by providing access to drug arrest data for health […]

Dr. Kenneth “Mac” McCall Awarded Jim McGregor Government Service Award

Dr. Kenneth “Mac” McCall of the UNE College of Pharmacy and the recent president of the Maine Pharmacy Association has been unanimously selected by the Retail Association of Maine Board of Directors to receive the organization’s 2014 Jim McGregor Government Service Award. The award will be presented on Thursday, October 16th at the association’s 81st […]

10th Annual New England Pharmacists Convention

Join your colleagues at the MGM Grand Hotel at the Foxwoods Casino in Mashantucket, CT. October 23 & 24, 2014. Registration is quick and easy for Thursday only, Friday only, or the Full Convention. Visit today! Keynote Address, “I think I can see it from here” will be delivered by Lucinda Maine, PhD, RPh, […]

Maine Support for HR 4190 now 100%!

Maine Representatives Pingree and Michaud have officially cosponsored HR 4190!  One of the most important legislative initiatives for the profession of pharmacy began in March of this year when HR 4190 was introduced in the US Congress.  HR 4190 would amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to include pharmacists as providers thereby enabling […]


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