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Weed Man's sales tactics draw fire from consumer ministry

Hundreds of people in Ontario have complained about being charged for services they did not request from Weed Man, Canada's largest lawn-care company.

Hundreds of people in Ontario have complained about being charged for services they did not request from Weed Man, Canada's largest lawn-care company.

A Marketplace investigation by CBC's Tom Harrington reveals that the provincial Ministry of Consumer Services has sent the company's head office a compliance order to stop certain sales tactics.

Watch the full Marketplace program at 8 p.m. on CBC TV, 8:30 p.m. in Newfoundland.