Some places may frown on that. You can get a qualified criminal defense lawyer to apply for a pardon for you.
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When did the charge occur? How did the case turn out? Did you complete your sentence without incident? Etc. A lot more information is needed. Medical licensing boards have broad discretion in determining whether a person has the character to work in the medical field. They do frown upon drug offenses as people working in medicine have easy access to drugs. The best thing you can do for yourself right now is get a lawyer to look into what can be done to clean up your record--pardon, expungement, sealing, etc.--and advise you on the licensing necessary for your chosen field and the application process.
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It is possible that some places won't hire you with a paraphernalia charge. You should hire an attorney to help you. You might be able to get a pardon.
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