Press Releases

Notice of Adoption of Emergency Rule

July 2, 2013

The Georgia State Board of Pharmacy is adopting an emergency rule to the Georgia Board of Pharmacy Rules, Chapter 480-34, Rule 480-38-0.13-09. This rule will be adopted to protect the health, safety, and/or welfare of the citizens of the State of Georgia.

Georgia Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

June 24, 2013

The Georgia Prescription Drug Monitoring Program can accessed by pharmacists and prescribers to view controlled substance prescription data on specific patients.  In order to access the program, you must be a registered user.

Pharmacy Advisory

October 30, 2012

Important: It is illegal for any person or entity to purchase compounded medications within the state or out of state for office use or dispensing unless the company you are purchasing from has all necessary federal and state manufacturing licenses and all applicable state wholesale licenses. All compounded medications must be patient specific.