Maine Pharmacy Association

2017 Scholarship Golf Scramble

Join us for our 2017 Scholarship Golf Scramble ! Where: Val Halla Country Club When: Saturday, August 12, 2017 Shotgun start 1pm Includes 18 holes of golf on a championship course, golf cart, BBQ dinner at Rachel’s on the Green! Cost: Single Golfer: $110.00 Foursome: $400.00 Dinner Only: $35.00 Corporate or personal hole sponsorship: $75 […]

LD6 and LD44 Are Successfully Moving Through the Legislative Process

Good news!!  Two bills, LD 6, an “An Act to Prohibit Insurance Carriers from Retroactively Reducing Payment on Clean Claims Submitted by Pharmacies” and LD 455, “An Act Relating to the Provision of Smoking Cessation Services by Pharmacists” are moving through the legislature process. LD 6, an “An Act to Prohibit Insurance Carriers from Retroactively Reducing Payment on […]

Achievement Award Nominations

MPA would like your assistance in nominating persons worthy of these honors to be recognized at the Sesquicentennial Awards Ceremony at the Holiday Inn By the Bay, October 13-15, 2017.  To nominate a person, please complete the nomination form and submit by June 1, 2016. MPA Award Nomination Form **NEW** Douglas H. Kay Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award Sponsored […]

IMPORTANT Augusta Legislative Update – Time to Advocate!

NOW is the time to advocate for your profession!  Details about how YOU can get involved are outlined below. I’m delighted to report that a date for a public hearing has been set for LD 572, An Act to Amend the Laws Governing the Practice of Pharmacy, and LD 456, An Act to Increase Access to […]


Opioids can have serious risks and side effects, and CDC developed the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain to encourage safer, more effective chronic pain management. CDC’s new Opioid Guideline App makes it easier to apply the recommendations into clinical practice by putting the entire guideline, tools, and resources in the palm of […]

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The Maine Pharmacy Association is celebrating its 150th year.

We are the first professional state pharmacy association in the country.




Save the Date for the Sesquicentennial Celebration

It’s all about ME!
A Tradition of Caring: The Way Pharmacy Should Be!

October 13-15, 2017

Holiday Inn By the Bay

Portland, ME

Exhibitor and Sponsor Information


A room block has been reserved for the event.  You may request your room by calling the Holiday Inn By the Bay at 1-800-345-5050 and identify you are attending the Maine Pharmacy Association Convention.  The room rates are as follows:

Single/Double Occupancy:  $170.00/ night

Triple Occupancy:  $180.00/night

Quad Occupancy:  $190.00/night

Sesquicentennial Planning Meeting

Saturday, October 1 from 9 am – 3 pm
Husson University, Southern Maine Campus, Room 162
340 Country Road, Westbrook, ME
Please indicate your willingness to serve on one or more of the following subcommittees by sending your name, phone number, email address and desired subcommittee(s) to Dr. Eric Jarvi ( no later than 5 pm Monday, September 12.
(1)   Oversight – MPA Board of Directors because of necessity for approval of budget/expenses
(2)   Programming (CE): possible tracks include students, MPA, MSHP, technician, leadership and joint.
(3)   Budget: (Chaired by MPA Treasurer E. Jarvi)
(4)   Communications: to include convention brochure and solicitation of program sponsors
(5)   Promotion: to include TV/Radio advertisement as part of National Pharmacist’s Month
(6)   Catering
(7)   Recognition Reception (consider awards breakfast for extra fee)
(8)   Hx of Pharmacy in Maine Exhibit (Chaired by Dr. Jane Jarvi, Husson University)
(9)   Scholarship Auction
(10) Scheduling: physical space at convention
(11) Exhibitor recruiting

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