Authorization:
Chapter 36-11 of the South Dakota Codified Laws
Activities:
Examine and license pharmacists.
Organization:
Department of Commerce
Composition:
Five members appointed by the Governor: Four professional members. One lay member
Term of Appointment:
Three years. Not more than three consecutive full terms. Terms end October 1st.

Contact Info:
Randy Jones, Executive Director 3701 W. 49th St., Suite 204 Sioux Falls, SD 57106-3115 605-362-2737 randy.jones@state.sd.us

Mission Statement:
The mission of the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy is to protect the health and welfare of South Dakota consumers by administering licensure and inspection of retail and hospital pharmacies; to ensure that all licensed pharmacy practitioners conform to South Dakota Laws and Board of Pharmacy rules; to ensure that all licensed outlets conform to South Dakota Laws and Board of Pharmacy rules; to perform initial licensure of pharmacy practitioners by examination or reciprocity and insure that all licenses are renewed properly; and, to administer the licensure and inspection of wholesale drug distributors and non-resident pharmacies delivering prescription drugs to South Dakota.