According to ZAPPA data, there are several dozen pharmacies operating on the Polish market, operated by controlled networks of companies or companies established by pharmacists. The union announced that it will seek disciplinary and criminal consequences...
There are the first judgments of the Supreme Administrative Court regarding franchise pharmacies
The Supreme Administrative Court stated that transferring the authorization to run a generally accessible pharmacy to a franchisee who is controlled, and therefore dependent on the franchisor, would violate the anti-concentration provisions introduced by the "Pharmacy for a Pharmacist" act, informs the Association of Pharmacists Employers of Polish Pharmacies. In the pharmacy community, this action is referred to as "polishing" and is a violation of the rules of ethics in the profession.