The French Competition Authority issues unfavourable opinion concerning draft orders on online sales of medicinal products

The Autorité de la concurrence issues an unfavourable opinion to the government.* The envisaged "good practice" create a discriminatory system in comparison with the conditions required for over-the-counter sales, removing all interest in the sale medicinal products on the Internet, both for the patient and the pharmacists. In brief The Autorité de la concurrence today publishes the opinion it has issued to the government [1] on two draft orders related to the on-line sales of medicinal products (good practices in the dispensing of medicine by electronic means and technical regulations applicable to e-commerce websites selling medicinal products on-line). The Autorité has issued an unfavourable opinion on these draft bills, which contain provisions of a restrictive nature that had

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority issues unfavourable opinion concerning draft orders on online sales of medicinal products, 26 April 2016, e-Competitions April 2016, Art. N° 79416

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