Federal health Minister Spahn waived a ban on the Online sale of prescription drugs. This is Europe legally uncertain. Instead, he wants to promote German pharmacies.
The goal of the prohibition of mail order sales of prescription drugs is for the Minister of health, Jens Spahn for the time being, off the table. Europe was legally imponderable, as to whether and how such a ban could be implemented, the CDU-politician.
He stressed at the same time, the goal is to strengthen the pharmacies. The shipping trade should be the exception and not the rule, said Spahn on the sidelines of the meeting of the members of the Federal Union of German associations of Pharmacists. He felt an obligation, through the pharmacies, the nationwide supply of medicines to ensure. Such as the night should and emergency services are better rewarded. Additional services for pharmacists should be offered, such as in the case of Prevention, and rewards are defined.
In addition, Spahn would like to limit the discounts to foreign Online pharmacies to 2.50 euros per pack. In addition, the market share of the transit trade should not exceed a limit of five per cent - otherwise, other discount restrictions should be possible.
Spahn (li.) made his plans during a Meeting of the associations of Pharmacists in public - here with ABDA, President of Friedemann Schmidt.But in the coalition agreement ...
In its coalition agreement, had agreed to the Union parties and the SPD, for a ban of the transit trade with medicinal products.
The European court of justice had tilted in the autumn of 2016, the price regulation on prescription drugs in the international mail; foreign mail-order pharmacies may pay, therefore, German patients with bonuses and reduce their co-payment drugs.