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You should have already applied for an ESTA which is an authorisation to travel
There are two questions that concern you -
1) Have you ever been convicted of an offence involving moral turpitude
You can tick no to this as possession is not classed as such
2) Have you ever been arrested or convicted of an offence involving drugs
This is where it gets tricky
If you tick yes the ESTA will be denied and you will have to apply for a visa. There is no guarantee of this and it can take longer than a few weeks to get it
However contrary to popular belief the UK does not share all its data with the USA
Therefore for such a minor offence US officials are not likely to know about this
So if you tick no, then the chances are unless you say it at immigration no-one will know.
Obviously there is no guarantee but thousands of people travel to the USA every year with minor convictions but do not declare them.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?