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    ​Our Mission:

    To protect Maryland consumers and to promote quality healthcare in the field of pharmacy through licensing pharmacists and registering pharmacy technicians, issuing permits to pharmacies and distributors, setting pharmacy practice standards and through developing and enforcing
    regulations and legislation, resolving complaints, and educating the public.

    Our Vision:

    Setting a standard for pharmaceutical services, which ensure safety and quality health care for the citizens of Maryland.

    ​Values and Guiding Principles

    INTEGRITY – The Board selected integrity as its over-arching value. It is defined
    through the following guiding principles:
    Treating all parties served in ways that will demonstrate that the Board of Pharmacy is
    honest, impartial, professionally competent, consistent and ethical; that all of the
    Board’s actions and judgments are legal and appropriately serves customers and
    The Board respects and appropriately maintains the confidentiality of the individuals
    and groups that it represents and regulates.

    Quality Service
    The Board offers accurate, timely and appropriate services to customers and
    stakeholders by being responsive, accessible, respectful, attentive, consistent and
    tactful in accordance with its unified vision.
    The Board carries out disciplinary and licensing activities in an impartial,
    comprehensive and appropriate manner.
    The Board addresses issues in accordance with established written guidelines, polices,
    and procedures.

    Decisions are made after gathering and analyzing all pertinent information available
    from all parties involved.