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Pharmacy chain owners protest: sealing of "Pharmacy for the Pharmacist" will lead to mass revocation of licenses

MedExpress Team

Piotr Wójcik

Published July 13, 2023 18:44

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- Footnotes that have nothing to do with the subject of the law, but hit the pharmacy market directly, have been added to the draft amendment to the law intended to support Polish companies in the reconstruction of Ukraine, which should be the subject of consensus among all political parties, Jakub Binkowski, a board member and director of the Law and Legislation Department of the Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers, said at a Thursday press conference in front of the Sejm. At issue is a "throw-in" to the insurance law aimed at sealing the "Pharmacy for the Pharmacist" rule.

A few days ago, an amendment was added to the law on export insurance guaranteed by the Treasury to regulate the Polish pharmacy market. According to it, a pharmacy could only be taken over by a sole proprietor pharmacist, a general or partnership company with pharmacists who have the right to practice, as well as a university providing pharmacy education. The acquiring entity or related other entities cannot own or be a partner in more than four community pharmacies nationwide.

Such a solution is not accepted by owners of pharmacy chains, according to whom the solution will lead to the mass revocation of pharmacy licenses. On their behalf, three organizations: The Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers, the Lewiatan Federation and the Employers of the Republic of Poland have issued an appeal, whose addressees include Prime Minister Mat...

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