SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE N.V.: German coalition parties intend to plead for ban of Rx mail order.

DGAP-News: SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE N.V. / Key word(s): Statement/Miscellaneous

07.02.2018 / 18:55
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German coalition parties intend to plead for ban of Rx mail order.

Venlo/Cologne, 07 February 2018. The draft coalition agreement of the CDU/CSU and SPD parties adopted today contains a statement that they intend to plead for a ban on mail-order for prescription medications: "In order to strengthen local pharmacies, we intend to plead for a ban on mail-order of prescription medications".
Constitutional and European concerns have been expressed by many parties over the past 12 months. We are therefore surprised that these concerns were apparently not sufficiently acknowledged and that such a statement was included in the coalition agreement, especially as it was controversially discussed until the end.
Shop Apotheke Europe will take all necessary steps in the interest of its patients in Germany to maintain and further build its mail-order business with prescription medications. 


SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE is the leading and fastest growing online pharmacy in continental Europe. With the acquisition of Europa Apotheek Venlo in November 2017, SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE significantly enhanced its European market leadership with an extended product range for the whole family in the areas of OTC, beauty and care products as well as prescription drugs.

SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE already operates online pharmacies in Germany, Austria, France, Belgium, Italy, Spain and The Netherlands. In Germany, the TÜV-certified is the market leader in terms of traffic. SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE delivers a broad range of more than 100,000 original products to about 2.7 m active customers quickly and at attractive prices. In addition, SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE provides comprehensive and consistent pharmaceutical services.

SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE N.V. has been listed on the regulated market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Prime Standard) since 13 October 2016.


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