Francesca R. Baratta


The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has recently issued a judgment clarifying that wholesale distributors may not obtain medicines directly from pharmacies that do not hold a wholesale distribution licence (WDA). This represents a useful confirmation of the current law, a rule that is set to remain under the new EU Pharmaceutical Package. With its judgment dated September 21, 2023 (Case C-47/22), the CJEU ruled on the interpretation of Article 80, first…