European Union – Freedom of movement. The Court of Justice of the European Union gave a preliminary ruling, deciding, among other things that, art 34 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union should be interpreted as meaning that national legislation, such as that at issue in the main proceedings, which provided for a system of fixed prices for the sale by pharmacies of prescription-only medicinal products for human use, constituted a measure having equivalent effect to a quantitative restriction on imports, within the meaning of that article, since that legislation had a greater impact on the sale of prescription-only medicinal products by pharmacies established in other member states than on the sale of the same medicinal products by pharmacies established within the national territory.